Keyboard Shortcut Listing

Navigation Shortcuts

Navigate Backward Alt+ or
Navigate Forward Alt+ or

Documentation Center navigation shortcuts.

Cycle to Next Open Notebook WindowCtrl+F6

Window cycling shortcuts.

Scroll Page UpPageUp
Scroll Page Down PageDown
Scroll Notebook StartCtrl+Home
Scroll Notebook EndCtrl+End

Scrolling shortcuts.

Move Next PlaceholderTab
Move Previous PlaceholderShift+Tab
Move Next Expression Ctrl+Tab
Move Previous ExpressionShift+Ctrl+Tab
Delete Next ExpressionShift+Ctrl+Del
Delete Previous ExpressionShift+Ctrl+Backspace

Other expression editing shortcuts.

Select NextShift+
Select PreviousShift+
Select Next WordCtrl+Shift+
Select Previous WordCtrl+Shift+
Select Line End Shift+End
Select Line Beginning Shift+Home

Selecting text shortcuts.

Previous SlidePageUp
Next SlidePageDown

Slide show navigation shortcuts.

Menu Shortcuts

File Menu

New NotebookCtrl+N
OpenCtrl+O
CloseCtrl+F4
Close AllShift+Ctrl+F4
SaveCtrl+S
Save AsShift+Ctrl+S
PrintCtrl+P
Print SelectionShift+Ctrl+P
ExitCtrl+F4

File menu shortcuts.

Edit Menu

UndoCtrl+Z
CutCtrl+X
CopyCtrl+C
PasteCtrl+V
Clear Del
Copy As Plain TextShift+Ctrl+C
Extend SelectionCtrl+.
Select AllCtrl+A
Check BalanceShift+Ctrl+B
Complete SelectionCtrl+K
Make TemplateShift+Ctrl+K
Check SpellingAlt+;
FindCtrl+F
Enter SelectionCtrl+E
Find Next F3
Find Previous Shift+F3
Preferences Macintosh Only

Edit menu shortcuts.

Insert Menu

Insert menu shortcuts.

End SubexpressionCtrl+
SuperscriptCtrl+^
SubscriptCtrl+_
AboveCtrl+7
BelowCtrl+$
Opposite PositionCtrl+5
FractionCtrl+/
RadicalCtrl+2
Start Inline CellCtrl+(
End Inline CellCtrl+)
Nudge LeftAlt+Left
Nudge RightAlt+Right
Nudge DownAlt+Down
Nudge UpAlt+Up
Matching [] Alt+]
Matching {} Alt+}
Matching () Alt+)

Insert Typesetting menu shortcuts.

Add RowCtrl+Enter
Add ColumnCtrl+,

Insert Table/Matrix menu shortcuts.

New GraphicCtrl+1

Insert Picture menu shortcuts.

Format Menu

Clear FormattingShift+Ctrl+
Option InspectorShift+Ctrl+O
Font Macintosh Only

Format menu shortcuts.

TitleAlt+1
ChapterAlt+2
SubchapterAlt+3
SectionAlt+4
SubsectionAlt+5
SubsubsectionAlt+6
TextAlt+7
CodeAlt+8
InputAlt+9

Format Style menu shortcuts for the default stylesheet.

BoldCtrl+B
ItalicCtrl+I
UnderlineCtrl+U

Format Face menu shortcuts.

LargerAlt+=
SmallerAlt+-

Format Size menu shortcuts.

Cell Menu

Divide CellShift+Ctrl+D
Merge CellsShift+Ctrl+M
Show ExpressionShift+Ctrl+E

Cell menu shortcuts.

InputFormShift+Ctrl+I
Raw InputFormShift+Ctrl+R
StandardFormShift+Ctrl+N
TraditionalFormShift+Ctrl+T

Cell Convert To menu shortcuts.

Cell Cell Tags menu shortcuts.

Cell Grouping menu shortcuts.

Graphics Menu

Graphics menu shortcuts.

Evaluation Menu

Evaluate CellsShift+Enter or Numeric Keypad Enter
Evaluate in PlaceShift+Ctrl+Enter
Evaluate in Subsession F7
Abort EvaluationAlt+.
Remove from Evaluation QueueShift+Alt+.

Evaluation menu shortcuts.

Halt Ctrl+Break
Continue F5
Step F10
Step In F11
Step Out Shift+F11
FinishShift+Ctrl+F
Toggle Breakpoint F9

Evaluation Debugger Controls menu shortcuts.

Window Menu

Window menu shortcuts.

Help Menu

Help menu shortcuts.

Interactive Graphics Shortcuts

Drawing Tools palette shortcuts.

The shortcuts in the table above can only be used if a graphic is selected. These actions are also available on the Drawing Tools palette (choose Graphics Drawing Tools or type Ctrl+D to open the palette). See "Drawing Tools" for more information about the Drawing Tools palette.

Input Aliases

The \[AliasDelimiter] or ( Esc ) character is produced by typing Esc.

Indefinite Integral ()EscinttEsc
Definite Integral ()EscdinttEsc
Partial Derivative ( )EscdtEsc
Riemann Sum ()EscsumtEsc
Product ()EscprodtEsc

Input aliases.

See InputAliases for information on setting your own input aliases.

Special Character Shortcuts

The \[AliasDelimiter] or ( Esc ) character is produced by typing Esc.

Greek Letters (α, Α, )EscaEsc or EscAEsc,
Hebrew Letters (, , )EscalEsc,
Script Letters (, , )EscscaEsc or EscscAEsc,
Double-Struck Letters (, , )EscdsaEsc or EscdsAEsc,
Gothic Letters (, , )EscgoaEsc or EscgoAEsc,
Formal Symbols (a, A, )Esc$aEsc or Esc$AEsc,
International Character Sets (á, Á, )Esca'Esc or EscA'Esc,

A selection of notational alphabet shortcuts.

Exponential ()EsceeEsc
Integral ( )EscintEsc
Differential ()EscddEsc
Riemann Sum ()EscsumEsc
Empty Set ()EscesEsc
Imaginary I ()EsciiEsc
Dell ()EscdelEsc
Transpose ()EsctrEsc
Hbar ()EschbEsc
Infinity ()EscinfEsc

A selection of mathematical typesetting shortcuts.

Element ()EscelEsc
For All ()EscfaEsc
Union ()EscunEsc
Intersection ()EscinterEsc
Not (¬)EscnotEsc
Implies ()Esc=>Esc
Therefore ()EsctfEsc

A selection of logical connective shortcuts.

Angstrom ()EscAngEsc
Cent (¢)EsccentEsc
Degree (°)EscdegEsc

A selection of unit shortcuts.

Filled Square ()EscfsqEsc
Filled Circle ()EscfciEsc
Five Point Star ()Esc*5Esc
Mathematica Icon ()EscmathEsc

A selection of shapes shortcuts.

See "Letters and Letter-like Forms", "Operators", "Notational Alphabet Characters", and "Special Characters" for more information on the Wolfram Language's special characters.