Switch modes, execute formulas, and be a math whiz with all these Windows Calculator shortcuts.
Windows Calculator has been around for more than 35 years, as it was first included in Windows 1.0 back in 1985. Chances are you’ve used it to solve a few sums.
Over the years, Windows Calculator has evolved beyond simple addition and subtraction. You can now use it in different modes like Scientific and Graphing, along with converting things like currency, temperature, and weight.
If you want to be a math whiz, you need to use your calculator like a pro. That’s why we’ve put together this ultimate list of Windows Calculator keyboard shortcuts, which will help get you the answer you need as quickly as possible.
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|Alt + 1||Switch to Standard mode|
|Alt + 2||Switch to Scientific mode|
|Alt + 3||Switch to Graphing mode|
|Alt + 4||Switch to Programmer mode|
|Alt + 5||Switch to Date Calculation mode|
|Ctrl + M||Store in memory|
|Ctrl + P||Add to memory|
|Ctrl + Q||Subtract from memory|
|Ctrl + R||Recall from memory|
|Ctrl + L||Clear memory|
|Delete||Clear current input|
|Esc||Fully clear input|
|Tab||Navigate to the next UI item and give it focus|
|Spacebar||Selects UI item that has focus|
|Ctrl + H||Select history button|
|Up arrow||Move up|
|Down arrow||Move down|
|Ctrl + Shift + D||Clear history|
|Ctrl + G||Select 10x|
|Shift + S||Select sin-1|
|Ctrl + S||Select sinh|
|Ctrl + Shift + S||Select sinh-1|
|Shift + T||Select tan-1|
|Ctrl + T||Select tanh|
|Ctrl + Shift + T||Select tanh-1|
|Shift + O||Select cos-1|
|Ctrl + O||Select cosh|
|Ctrl + Shift + O||Select cosh-1|
|Shift + U||Select sec-1|
|Ctrl + U||Select sech|
|Ctrl + Shift + U||Select sech-1|
|Shift + I||Select csc-1|
|Ctrl + I||Select csch|
|Ctrl + Shift + I||Select csch-1|
|Shift + J||Select cot-1|
|Ctrl + J||Select coth|
|Ctrl + Shift + J||Select coth-1|
|Ctrl + Y||Select y?x|
|Shift +||Select |x||
|Shift + L||Select logyx|
|Ctrl + N||Select ex|
|V||Toggles F-E button|
|Y, ^||Select xy|
|Ctrl ++ on numpad||Graph zooms in|
|Ctrl +- on numpad||Graph zooms out|
|A-F||Select letters A-F|
|Shift + ,||Select RoL|
|Shift + .||Select RoR|
|Shift + ,||Select Lsh|
|Shift + .||Select Rsh|
Looking to do more with Windows Calculator? You can keep the window always on top, recall from its memory, perform calculations on dates, and so much more. Windows Calculator is an indispensable tool for us all.
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