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Menu Commands

This section contains brief descriptions of all menu commands in Mathematica. Click on any menu item to view information about it. To view a summary of all keyboard shortcuts for a specific platform, click here:  ,  , or  .

Most menu commands are common to all platforms. For commands that are platform-specific, the name of the platform is indicated in parentheses.

File

New

Open...

Close

Save

Save As...

Save As Special...

Version 2 Notebook

Text

Cell Expression

Notebook Expression

Package Format

TeX

HTML

XML (XHTML+MathML)

XML (NotebookML)

XML (NotebookML+MathML)

Revert

Open Special...

Import...

Send To... (Windows only)

Send Selection... (Windows only)

Palettes

Generate Palette from Selection

Generate Notebook from Palette

Printing Settings

Page Setup...

Printing Options...

Headers and Footers...

Print...

Print Selection...

Exit (Windows and X only)

Edit

Undo

Cut

Copy

Paste

Clear

Copy As

Paste As

External Clipboard (X only)

Save Selection As

Select All

Insert Object (Windows only)

Motion

Expression Input

Expression Input Commands

Insert Raw Expression...

Add Frame

Add Interpretation...

Spanning Characters

Make 2D

Check Balance

Check Spelling...

Preferences... (Windows and X only)

Cell

Convert To

InputForm

OutputForm

StandardForm

TraditionalForm

PostScript

Bitmap

Metafile (Windows only)

PICT (Macintosh only)

BitmapPICT (Macintosh only)

Embedded PS PICT (Macintosh only)

QuickTime (Macintosh only)

Display As

Text

InputForm

StandardForm

TraditionalForm

Default Input Format Type

InputForm

StandardForm

TraditionalForm

Default Output Format Type

OutputForm

InputForm

StandardForm

TraditionalForm

Default Inline Format Type

StandardForm

TraditionalForm

Cell Properties

Cell Open

Cell Editable

Cell Edit Duplicate

Cell Evaluatable

Cell Active

Initialization Cell

Cell Grouping

Group Cells

Ungroup Cells

Manual Grouping

Automatic Grouping

Open All Subgroups

Close All Subgroups

Open/Close Group

Divide Cell

Merge Cells

Animate Selected Graphics

Play Sound

Rerender Graphics

Rerender and Save Graphics

Make Standard Size

Align Selected Graphics...

Cell Size Statistics...

Format

Style

Screen Style Environment

Printing Style Environment

Show Expression

Option Inspector...

Remove Options...

Style Sheet

Edit Style Sheet...

Font

Face

Size

Text Color

Background Color

Choose Font... (Windows only)

Text Alignment

Text Justification

Word Wrapping

Don't Word Wrap

Wrap at Paper Width

Wrap at Window Width

Fixed Word Wrap Width

Cell Dingbat

Horizontal Lines

Show Ruler

Show ToolBar

Show Page Breaks

Magnification

Input

Get Graphics Coordinates...

3D ViewPoint Selector...

Color Selector...

Record Sound...

Get File Path...

Create Table/Matrix/Palette...

Create Button

Edit Button...

Create Hyperlink...

Create Automatic Numbering Object...

Create Value Display Object...

Convert Automatic Objects to Literal

Copy Input from Above

Copy Output from Above

Start New Cell Below

Complete Selection

Make Template

Kernel

Evaluation

Evaluate Cells

Evaluate in Place

Evaluate Next Input

Evaluate in Subsession

Evaluate Notebook

Evaluate Initialization

Enter Subsession

Exit Subsession

Remove from Evaluation Queue

Interrupt Evaluation...

Abort Evaluation

Start Kernel

Quit Kernel

Default Kernel

Notebook's Kernel

Kernel Configuration Options...

Show In/Out Names

Delete All Output

Find

Find...

Enter Selection

Find Next

Find Previous

Find in Cell Tags

Replace

Replace and Find Again

Replace All

Open Selected

Scroll to Selection

Go Back

Add/Remove Cell Tags...

Cell Tags

Show Cell Tags

Cell Tags from In/Out Names

Make Index...

Window

Stack Windows

Tile Windows Wide

Tile Windows Tall

Help

Help Browser...

Find Selected Function...

Master Index...

Tutorial...

Information Center on the Web...

Wolfram Research on the Web...

Online Registration...

Why the Beep?...

Startup Palette...

About Mathematica... (Windows and X only)

X Environment Information... (X only)

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