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Maya Hotkeys

 
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Most commonly used and essential hotkeys - bookmark this post!

Navigation
Mouse scroll wheel  = zoom
Alt + left mouse  =  tumble / rotate camera
Alt + middle mouse  =  pan camera
Alt + right mouse  =  zoom
Square brackets [ ]  =  undo / redo camera position
Spacebar (tap it)  =  switch viewports

Tools
W  = move tool
E  =  rotate tool
R  =  scale tool
Q  =  select tool / hide manipulator
+  =  increase manipulator size
-  =  decrease manipulator size

Actions
Ctrl + Z  =  undo
Ctrl + S  =  save
Ctrl + Q  =  quit
Ctrl + A  =  attribute editor
Ctrl + G  =  group
P  =  parent
Shift + P  =  unparent
X  =  snap to grid
V  =  snap to points / vertices
D  =  change pivot location
Ctrl + D  =  duplicate
G  =  repeat last action
S = set key on selected
Shift + W  =  key only translation
Shift + E  =  key only rotation
Shift + R  =  key only scale

Display
1  =  standard form, as is
2  =  smooth preview with wireframe standard form
3  =  smooth preview only
4  =  wireframe
5  =  shaded
6  =  textured
7  =  lighting on in viewport