Second Life Quickstart Guide3
In Second Life, your avatar can walk, run, and even y.
If you prefer, you can also use an onscreen control panelto move around.
Walk forwardTurn leftTurn rightWalk back
When sitting, youmust click
before you can moveagain or fly
keysallow you to adjust youraltitude and land comfortably
View >Movement Controls
To access the onscreenmovement control panel:Click
to begin flying,andto stop flying
By default, you’ll see Second Life from just behind your avatar, but
you can move and turn the camera around to look at whatever youlike - including yourself.
Zoom inTurncameraleftTurncamerarightZoom out
plus the arrowkeys to move thecamera around you
to focus thecamera on a new pointPress
to return thecamera to its positiondirectly behind youZoom in/outRotate camerain all directionsMove camerain all directions
View >Camera Controls
To access this panel:
In Second Life, you can look like – and wear – anything you want. Edit your Appearance to adjust your physical features and
body, and select clothing, outts and costumes to wear from your Inventory. You can customize your appearance however youlike, or buy pre-designed avatars and outts that other Residents have made.
Right-click an item inInventory and choose
to put it on
Manage your clothing andavatars through
InventoryFile Create Sort
Suit JacketClothingHiking BootsBlue Jeans
New Shirt (worn)
All ItemsRecent Items
Free and paid avatars andoutfits are available in storesTo see a wide selection ofitems to purchase, visit
To purchase, you’ll needLinden Dollars, which can bebought by clicking at theright of the Top Menu Bar
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