The following tables show the default keyboard shortcuts provided by Minitab. To assign shortcut keys, use View > Customize > Keyboard. Separate columns give keyboard shortcuts for different operating systems.

Help

Command Windows macOS
Open Help F1 Not available
Open Help for selected output Shift+F1 Not available
Open Help menu Alt+H Command+?

Minitab interface

Command Windows macOS
Bring focus to the menus Alt+underlined letter of a menu Ctrl+F2
Bring focus to the toolbar Not available Ctrl+F5
Show or bring focus to the Navigator Ctrl+I Ctrl+I
Show or bring focus to the worksheet; cycle between worksheets Ctrl+D Ctrl+D
Show or bring focus to the output Ctrl+M Ctrl+M
Show or bring focus to the Command Line/History pane Ctrl+K Not available
Bring focus to the Command Line/History pane Not available Ctrl+C
Show or hide the Command Line/History pane Not available Command+L
Create a new project Ctrl+Shift+N Command+N
Create a new worksheet Ctrl+N Command+Shift+N
Open a project Ctrl+O Command+O
Open a worksheet Ctrl+O Command+Shift+O
Save a project Ctrl+S Command+S
Print the active worksheet, output tab, output selection, or history Ctrl+P Command+P
Close Minitab Alt+F4 Command+W

Data pane

Command Windows macOS
Edit the contents of a cell starting with the contents selected F2 Not available
Edit the contents of a cell with the cursor after the contents Alt+Enter Option+Return
Go to the top of the next column or the front of the next row Ctrl+Enter Not available
Move to the first row of a column Home Home
Move to the last non-empty row of a column End End
Scroll one page up Page Up Page Up
Scroll one page down Page Down Page Down
Go to next brushed row F4 Not available
Go to previous brushed row Shift+F4 Not available
Go to ... Ctrl+G Not available
Move active cell one page up Ctrl+Up arrow key Alt+Page Up
Move active cell one page down Ctrl+Down arrow key Alt+Page Down
Select from the current cell to the top of the column or the beginning of the row, depending on the direction of the data entry arrow Shift+Home Shift+Function+Left arrow key
Go to the end of the worksheet Ctrl+End Not available
Format the current numeric column Ctrl+B Not available
Format column Ctrl+1 Not available
Select the row of the active cell Not available Shift+Space bar
Select the column of the active cell Not available Ctrl+Space bar
Select all Ctrl+A Command+A
Delete worksheet Ctrl+W  
Add a new worksheet Ctrl+N Shift+Command+N
Switch to the previous worksheet Ctrl+Page Up Option+Left arrow key
Switch to the next worksheet Ctrl+Page Down Option+Right arrow key

Output pane

Command Windows macOS
Close output tab Ctrl+W Command+F4 
Move focus between output tabs in split view Ctrl+left arrow key or right arrow key Command+Option+Left arrow key or Right arrow key 
Select the first column in a table when the selection is a table Enter Return
Select the next graph or table when the selection is a graph or table. Select the next column in a table when the selection is a column. Tab Tab
Select the previous graph, table, or column Shift+Tab  Shift+Tab 
Deselect output Escape Escape
Open the shortcut menu for the piece of output Space bar or Shift+F10  Space bar or Shift+F10 
Copy a graph or table  Ctrl+C  Command+C 
Cut a graph or table  Ctrl+X  Command+X 
Delete a graph or table  Delete  Delete 
Add a note  Press space bar to open the output menu and then choose Add Note
Note

Press Esc to clear the selection if the menu is for a piece of output instead of for the output tab.

Press space bar to open the output menu and then choose Add Note
Note

Press Esc to clear the selection if the menu is for a piece of output instead of for the output tab.

Print  Ctrl+P  Command+P 

Command Line/History pane

Command Windows macOS
Run the commands in the Command Line field. Ctrl+Enter Ctrl+Return
Copy Ctrl+C Command+C
Cut Ctrl+X Command+X
Paste Ctrl+V Command+V
While the focus is in the history, print the history. Ctrl+P  Command+P
Select all Ctrl+A Command+A

Dialog boxes

Command Windows macOS
Edit the previous dialog box Ctrl+E Command+E
Reset the defaults F3 Ctrl+Command+R
Move forward one item Tab Tab
Move backward one item Shift+Tab Shift+Tab
Move to a tab on the dialog Tab or Shift+Tab to put focus on a tab, then use the left arrow key and the right arrow key to select among the tabs Option+Tab or Shift+Option+Tab to put focus on a tab, then use the left arrow key and the right arrow key to select among the tabs
Open a drop-down list F4 or Alt+down arrow Down arrow key
Choose OK Enter Return
Choose Cancel Escape Escape
Open help for the dialog F1 Command+Option+?

Editing (general)

Command Windows macOS
Undo Ctrl+Z Command+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y Command+Shift+Z
Copy Ctrl+C Command+C
Cut Ctrl+X Command+X
Paste/Insert Ctrl+V Command+V
Select an area Shift+arrow key Not available
Select all Ctrl+A Command+A

Editing (cells or text)

Command Windows macOS
Find Ctrl+F Not available
Replace Ctrl+H Not available

Editing (graphs)

Command Windows macOS
Close editing mode for a graph Alt+F4 Not available
Edit the selected graph object Ctrl+T Not available
Move the selected objects by 1 pixel arrow key Not available
Move the selected objects by 5 pixels Shift+arrow key Not available
Move the selected objects by 10 pixels Ctrl+arrow key Not available
Move the selected objects by 50 pixels Ctrl+Shift+arrow key Not available
Copy text F7 Not available
Note

These editing shortcuts only work inside the Edit Graph dialog box.

Canceling operations

Command Windows macOS
Cancel a macro, Exec, graph, or analysis Ctrl+Break Not available

Response optimizer

Command Windows macOS
Save current setting to the list Ctrl+Shift+S Not available
Delete current setting from the list Ctrl+Shift+D Not available
Display current setting Ctrl+Shift+L Not available
Reset the plot to the initial setting Ctrl+Shift+I Not available
Reset the plot to the optimal setting Ctrl+Shift+O Not available
Go to the beginning of the list of settings Ctrl+Shift+B Not available
Go to the previous setting in the list of settings Ctrl+Shift+P Not available
Go to the end of the list of settings Ctrl+Shift+E Not available
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