Shortcut Keys

SpeQ has a lot of shortcut keys for the most common actions. All shortcut keys that are available are listed below.


Shortcuts in the workarea

The following shortcut keys are available in the Workarea of SpeQ, where you enter all your calculations.
Shortcut key Description
AltSwitch the focus between the Workarea and the Menu
Alt+F4Close SpeQ Mathematics
Ctrl+2Insert a square character ² in the Workarea
Ctrl+3Insert a cube character ³ in the Workarea
Ctrl+ASelect all text in the sheet
Ctrl+CCopy the selected text to the clipboard. When there is no text selected, the last calculated answer will be copied to the clipboard
Ctrl+DInsert a degree character ° in the Workarea
Ctrl+ECopy the last executed expression to the clipboard
Ctrl+EnterWhen the cursor is not at the start of a line, a return will be inserted. When the cursor is at the start of a line, the expression on the line will be evaluated. See also Enter, which does the opposite of Ctrl+Enter
Ctrl+FFind text in the sheet
Ctrl+F8Switch the focus between the Workarea and the Functionstree
Ctrl+F9Switch the focus between the Workarea and the Memorylist
Ctrl+HFind and replace text in the sheet
Ctrl+NOpen a new sheet
Ctrl+OOpen an existing sheet
Ctrl+PPrint the sheet
Ctrl+RComment the selected text
Ctrl+SSave the sheet
Ctrl+TUncomment the selected text
Ctrl+UInsert a μ character (mu) in the Workarea
Ctrl+VPaste text from the clipboard
Ctrl+XCut the selected text to the clipboard
Ctrl+YRedo the last action in the sheet
Ctrl+ZUndo the last action in the sheet
EnterWhen the cursor is not at the start of a line, the expression on the line will be evaluated. When the cursor is at the start of a line, a return will be inserted. See also Ctrl+Enter, which does the opposite of Enter. Pressing Enter in the Memorylist or in the Functionstree will insert the selected function or variable in the Workarea.
EscWhen the option "Close SpeQ on ESC" is checked, SpeQ will close
F1Open the usersguide. When there is a keyword selected in the Workarea or in the Memorylist, the usersguide will open on the regarding page
F2Open the Settings window
F3Find next occurance of the last searched text
F5When there is some text in the sheet selected, the selection will be recalculated. If there is nothing selected, the whole sheet will be recalculated
F8Show or hide the Functionstree
F9Show or hide the Memorylist
WinPressing the Windows Application key will open a context menu

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Shortcuts in figures

The following shortcuts are available in figures.
Shortcut key Description
AltSwitch the focus between the Workarea and the Menu
Alt+F4Close the figure
Arrow keysTrace the plotted functions
Ctrl+Arrow keysMove the graph
Ctrl+SSave the figure
Ctrl+PPrint the figure
EscWhen the option "Close Figures on ESC" is checked, The figure will close
F1Open the usersguide at the page about figures
Shift+Arrow keysTrace the plotted functions with small steps
+ keyZoom in
- keyZoom out

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See Also

Figure, Interface, Menu Toolbar