PC Keyboard & Gamepad Controls
Keyboard & Gamepad controls for the PC version of Football Manager 2021 are as follows:
Alt+F4: Quit Game
Control+Q: Quit Game
Alt+Enter: Switch between full screen and windowed mode (if system supports windowed mode)
Control+F: Switch between full screen and windowed mode (if system supports windowed mode)
Tab: Move to next control on screen that can take a keyboard focus.
Shift+Insert: Paste from clipboard.
Control+V: Paste from clipboard.
Control+Insert: Copy to clipboard
Control+C: Copy to clipboard
Shift+Delete: Cut (copy to clipboard, then delete)
Control+X: Cut (copy to clipboard, then delete)
Control+P: Print screen (if something on the screen is printable)
Control+A: Select all (only really applies to edit boxes)
Control+Z: Undo (edit boxes)
Control+Shift+Z: Redo (edit boxes)
Control+Y: Redo (edit boxes)
Control+S: Save game (to current name – will do a Save As if the game has not been saved yet)
Control+Shift+S: Save Game As.. (always asks for file name before saving)
Left Arrow: Go to previous screen in history
Backspace: Go to previous screen in history
Mouse Back Button: Go to previous screen in history
Shift+Mouse Wheel Backward: Go to previous screen in history
Right Arrow: Go to next screen in history
Mouse Next Button: Go to next screen in history
Shift+Mouse Wheel Forward: Go to next screen in history
Alt+F11: Content fullscreen (hides title bar, tree menu and footers) (different from the window fullscreen)
F1 – Help/Tutorial
F2 – Home page
F3 – Squad screen
F4 – News screen
F5 – Player search
F6 – Shortlist
F7 – Scout search
F8 – Staff list
F9 – Club transfers
F10 – First team fixtures
F11 – Team information screen
F12 – Game status
Control+D: Continent transfers
Control+E: Finances (Expenditure)
Control+G: Finances (Transfers)
Control+H: Manager chat
Control+I: Finances (Income)
Control+J: Job centre
Control+L: League table
Control+M: Finances (Summary) (or National Pool for national teams)
Control+N: New Game (Intro/Startup) or New User (in game).
Control+R: Training (Coaches) (On the Intro/Startup screen this is “Load Last Game” if available)
Control+T: First team tactics
Control+U: Training (Players/Schedules)
Control+W: Finances (Salary)
Control+O: Startup/Intro screen only: Load Game (Open File).
Shift+P: Go to the Preferences screen.
Spacebar: Continue game (on the News screen this is ‘read next unread’). Not valid while keyboard focus is on an edit box or in a dialog.
Enter: Default action (generally OK/Yes)
Escape: Cancel and close.