Is there a keyboard shortcut to select and center view to the Command Center/Hatchery/Nexus? Playing as Zerg, I tried pressing H but it doesn't select the hatchery.

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut that will select and center view even if the current view is elsewhere on the map (something similar to pressing space).


Backspace will allow you to cycle through your Command Centers/Nexuses/Hatcheries. You can also set a building to a group -- for instance, I set my main base's command center to 0, my first expansion to 9, etc. That might be useful or not for you, but it helps me get around the map faster than hitting Backspace several times.

  • nice catch, I've been binding my Hatch to 5 for so long I had actually forgotten this. – tzenes Aug 8 '10 at 2:45
  • Backspace is too far right, but I guess I can assign it to the 0, 1 or 2 keys. – Wavy Crab Aug 8 '10 at 3:10
  • Interesting, I would never use a control group past 6. It actually hurts to press Ctrl + 0 with the left hand. – Lotus Notes Aug 9 '10 at 23:44

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