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Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts (accelerators) allow you to use the calculator from the computer keyboard, rather than using the calculator's own keypad. Shortcuts are a quicker way of getting to a function, especially for the experienced user or if the keypad equivalent can only be reached by pressing a number of keys. Some users prefer to use the keyboard rather than a pointing device (or they may not have one!).

The shortcut equivalents of the calculator keys are listed below, ordered by key legend. The column headed "mode" indicates that the function is limited to the modes shown: D - decimal, B - binary, O - octal, H - hexadecimal, N - base-n, F - financial, S - statistics, A - angle, T - time. There is also a table ordered alphabetically by description.

ShiftCtrlAlt KeyMeaningMode
0Number 0
1Number 1
2Number 2
3Number 3
4Number 4
5Number 5
6Number 6
7Number 7
8Number 8
9Number 9
RIGHTStopwatch startT
LEFTStopwatch stopT
UPStopwatch split timeT
DOWNStopwatch resetT
Alt - Change sign
+ Add
= Equals (Enter in RPC mode)
Alt ! Bitwise NOT B,O,H,N
! Factorial
% Percentage
& Bitwise AND B,O,H,N
( Left parenthesis
) Right parenthesis
* Multiply
Alt * Matrix multiply matrix
Alt . Scalar (dot) product matrix
/ Divide
Alt ? Help
^ Raise to power
Alt ^ Root
_ Reciprocal
Alt _ Matrix invert matrix
| Bitwise OR B,O,H,N
Alt | Bitwise Exclusive OR B,O,H,N
Alt ~ Bitwise Exclusive NOR B,O,H,N
~ Bitwise negation B,O,H,N
< Minimum of data S
> Maximum of data S
: Hours/mins/secs T
Shift Alt A Angle mode
Shift A Digit A H
Shift Ctrl B Double-declining-balance depreciation F
Shift Alt B Binary mode
Shift B Digit B H
bksp Backspace
Shift bksp Clear entry
c Cosine
Ctrl c Copy
Shift Alt C Combinations S
Shift Ctrl C Hyperbolic cosine
Alt c Inverse cosine
Shift Ctrl Alt C Inverse hyperbolic cosine
Shift C Digit C H
d Degrees A
Ctrl d Enter data S
Shift Alt D Decimal mode
Shift Ctrl Alt D Determinant matrix
Shift D Digit D H
del Clear entry
Shift del Clear all
Shift Ctrl del Clear all statistics S
e Exponent
Shift E Exponent
Shift Ctrl E Sum of data S
Shift E Digit E H
Shift Alt F Financial mode
Shift F Digit F H
Shift G Digit G N
Alt h Help
Shift Alt H Hexadecimal mode
Shift H Digit H N
Shift Ctrl I Investment (Future Value, FV) F
Alt i Memory N in
i Memory in
Shift I Digit I N
Shift J Digit J N
k Physical constants and properties
Alt k Physical constants and properties
Shift K Digit K N
l Natural Logarithm D,S
Shift Ctrl L Straight line depreciation F
Alt l Inverse natural logarithm
Shift L Digit L N
Shift Ctrl M Loan (Mortgage) F
Ctrl M Calculator mode and settings
m Memory recall
Alt m Memory N recall
Shift Alt m Arithmetic mean of data S
Shift M Digit M N
Shift Ctrl N Net present value F
Ctrl n Number of data points S
Shift Alt N Base N mode
Shift N Digit N N
o Base 10 logarithm
Alt o Inverse base 10 logarithm
Shift Alt O Octal mode
Shift O Digit O N
p Memory plus
Shift Alt P Permutations S
Alt p Memory N plus
Ctrl p Pi
Shift P Digit P N
q Square
Alt q Square root
Shift Ctrl Q Sum of squares of data S
Shift Q Digit Q N
r Random number generator
Alt r Financial rates menu F
Shift Ctrl R Internal rate of return F
Shift R Digit R N
Shift Alt R Roman numeral mode
s Sine
Shift Ctrl S Hyperbolic sine
Alt s Inverse sine
Shift Ctrl Alt S Inverse hyperbolic sine
Ctrl s Standard deviation S
Ctrl Alt s Sample standard deviation S
Shift Alt S Statistics mode
Shift S Digit S N
t Tangent
Ctrl t Term of an annuity (TMa) F
Shift Ctrl T Hyperbolic tangent
Alt t Inverse tangent
Shift Ctrl Alt T Inverse hyperbolic tangent
Shift Alt T Time mode
Ctrl Alt t Transpose matrix matrix
Shift T Digit T N
u Units conversion menu
Alt u Units conversion menu
Shift U Digit U N
Ctrl v Paste
Shift V Digit V N
Shift W Digit W N
Ctrl x Cut
Alt x Vector (cross) product matrix
Shift X Digit X N
Shift Ctrl Y Sum of year's digits depreciation F
Shift Y Digit Y N
Shift Z Digit Z N