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jMonkeyEngine 3.0 Beginner's Guide by Ruth Kusterer

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Time for action – move it!

Here's an overview of the default key bindings; try them!

Camera Motion

User Input

Move forward

W key

Move left (Strafe)

A key

Move backward

S key

Move right (Strafe)

D key

Move up

Q key

Move down

Z key

Rotate left

Left arrow key, or move mouse left

Rotate right

Right arrow key, or move mouse right

Rotate up

Up arrow key, or move mouse forward

Rotate down

Down arrow key, or move mouse backward

Zoom in

Scroll mouse wheel backward

Zoom out

Scroll mouse wheel forward

Rotate drag

Hold left mouse button and move

The SimpleApplication class offers a few additional key bindings that developers commonly use during the development phase. Even if you deactivate WASD navigation, the ...

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