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A little help with microing/keybinds

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Bl1tzKri3eg » June 16, 2015 4:36am | Report
So I'm trying to get a hang of micro heroes (esp. Chen/enchantress) and I want to know exactly how many control groups you guys actually use. I personally have Z as select hero, X select all units, C select non-hero units and N,M are control groups 1 and 2 respectively.
Do I really need more than 2 control groups for more efficient micro? What kind of keybinds do the pros use? Tbh I can't figure out where to put more control groups, as my current keybind setup looks like this -
Q,W,E,R - abilities 1-3 and ult
V,B - abilities 4,5 (if any)
1-4 - items 1-4
Mouse 4,5 - items 5,6 (I use a logitech G300)
A - courier deliver items
D - lvl up
S - upgrade stats
F - Force attack
Space - stop

Should I switch any keys around and/or use other keys (Im not using F1,F2,G,H, etc. right now) to make more efficient use of my fingers?


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Blubbles » June 16, 2015 5:26am | Report
I set Spacebar to switch between units, so for example, if you are Meepo, you can mash SB + E + CLICK to do burst poofs. Really helps.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by AngeloBangelo » June 30, 2015 6:31am | Report
For Chen and Enchantress I use

1 hero
2 creeps
3 hero and creeps
4 creeps without stomp, net, clap
5 creeps with stomp, net, clap
6 courier

Items 1-6

Mouse 1 talk
Mouse 2 necro units
Mouse 3 assign skill point
O skill stats

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Terathiel » July 3, 2015 1:52am | Report
I use QWERDF for spells and 1-2-3-4 for my control groups. 1 is my main hero, 2 is my illusion/spirit bear/etc, and I'll use more if I need to.

Items are set to a gaming mouse.

Level up is O.
Level stats is U.
Quickbuy item is A.
Quickbuy TP is S.
Stop is H.
F2 selects the crow.
Spacebar issues an attack command.
Shift is for shift-queueing.
And yes, I play with autoattack on. Once you get used to having to move around so as not to hit everything in sight, it's very useful.
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