Is there any shortcut for a quick save in StarCraft II?

I remember that it always was in Blizzard's strategies but I can't find it in SC2.

  • Are you sure you're not thinking of "Auto-Save"? – Raven Dreamer Aug 14 '10 at 21:06
  • @Raven Dreamer, no I'm looking for something I can trigger manually but without going to Menu -> Save... – Regent Aug 14 '10 at 22:05
  • You should consider changing your accepted answer – juan Sep 21 '10 at 19:54
  • @Juan Manuel, you are absolutely right – Regent Sep 23 '10 at 17:09

As of Patch 1.1, Quicksave functionality has been added to starcraft 2.

Ctrl + Q will save the game.

Source: http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/blog/842870#blog


As far as I can tell from searching and checking the hotkey options there is not key for this, however a quick key combination to save game would be:


That brings up Menu, selects Save, and Enter submits the save file with the default chosen name and returns you to the game.

It's pretty fast see: http://www.ryancalderoni.com/archive/quick_save.swf

  • I've checked hotkey option as well and was aware of F10, S, Enter... Just as quite regular action I thought it would make sense to have a dedicated shortcut for that... – Regent Aug 16 '10 at 7:49
  • I guess they decided it's not really needed, kind of like how Mac OS doesn't use 'Apply' buttons like Windows does, they just designed it in such a way that it's not really necessary though people might feel like they want it at first because they are used to it, ya know? – MetaGuru Aug 16 '10 at 12:47
  • yeah, I guess, they've done similar with the traditional "Exit Program" menu item -- now you have to use standard Windows' Alt+F4 shortcut. – Regent Aug 16 '10 at 22:28

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