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+?
Note

These help shortcuts are only available in the desktop app.

Minitab interface

Command Windows macOS
Access user account Alt+U Not available
Bring focus to the menus Alt+underlined letter of a menu (desktop); Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right arrow keys (web) Ctrl+F2 (desktop); Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right arrow keys (web)
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 Ctrl+D (desktop); Ctrl+B (web) Ctrl+D (desktop); Ctrl+B (web)
Cycle between worksheets Ctrl+D (desktop); with focus in Data pane, Shift+Alt+Left/Right arrow keys (web) Ctrl+D (desktop); with focus in Data pane, Shift+Alt+Left/Right arrow keys (web)
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 (desktop); Alt+N (web) Command+N (desktop); Option+N (web)
Create a new worksheet Ctrl+N (desktop); Alt+Shift+N (web) Command+Shift+N (desktop); Option+Shift+N (web)
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+Q
Close document Not available 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 (desktop only) 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 (desktop only) Not available
Go to previous brushed row Shift+F4 (desktop only) Not available
Go to ... Ctrl+G Not available
Move active cell one page up Ctrl+Up arrow key (desktop only) Alt+Page Up (desktop only)
Move active cell one page down Ctrl+Down arrow key (desktop only) Alt+Page Down (desktop only)
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 (desktop only) Shift+Function+Left arrow key (desktop only)
Go to the end of the worksheet Ctrl+End Not available
Format the current numeric column Ctrl+B (desktop only) Not available
Format column Ctrl+1 (desktop only) 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 (desktop only) Not available
Add a new worksheet Ctrl+N (desktop); Alt+Shift+N (web) Shift+Command+N (desktop); Option+Shift+N (web)
Switch to the previous worksheet When focus is in the Data pane: Ctrl+Page Up (desktop); Shift+Alt+Left arrow key (web) When focus is in the Data pane: Option+Left arrow key (desktop); Shift+Option+Left arrow key (web)
Switch to the next worksheet When focus is in the Data pane: Ctrl+Page Down (desktop); Shift+Alt+Right arrow key (web) When focus is in the Data pane: Option+Right arrow key (desktop); Shift+Option+Right arrow key (web)

Output pane

Command Windows macOS
Close output tab Ctrl+W (desktop only) Command+F4 (desktop only)
Move focus between output tabs in split view Ctrl+Left arrow key or Right arrow key (desktop); Option+Left arrow key or Right arrow key (web) Command+Option+Left arrow key or Right arrow key (desktop); Option+Left arrow key or Right arrow key (web)
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 (desktop only) Command+X (desktop only)
Delete a graph or table  Delete  (desktop only) Delete  (desktop only)
Add a note Press space bar to open the output menu and then choose Add Note (desktop only).
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 (desktop only). 
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
Note

These command line/history shortcuts are only available in the desktop app.

Dialog boxes

Command Windows macOS
Edit the previous dialog box Ctrl+E Command+E
Reset the defaults F3 (desktop only) Ctrl+Command+R (desktop only)
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 (desktop); Tab or Shift+Tab to put focus on a tab, then use the Space bar to select among the tabs (web) 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 (desktop); Tab or Shift+Tab to put focus on a tab, then use the Space bar to select among the tabs (web)
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
Note

These general editing shortcuts are only available in the desktop app.

Editing - cells or text

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

These cell/text editing shortcuts are only available in the desktop app.

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 in the Edit Graph dialog box in the desktop app.

Canceling operations

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

This shortcut is only available in the desktop app.

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+ Left arrow key Not available
Go to the next setting in the list of settings Ctrl+Shift+ Right arrow key Not available
Go to the end of the list of settings Ctrl+Shift+E Not available
Note

These response optimizer shortcuts are only available in the desktop app.

Trees from predictive analytics

The shortcut keys for the Output pane also apply to the tree.
Command Windows macOS
Zoom to fit entire tree in the output pane Shift+Z Shift+Z
Zooms to 100% Ctrl+0 Command+0
Zooms out Ctrl+– (Minus key on keypad) Command+– (Minus key on keypad)
Zooms in Ctrl++ (Plus key on keypad) Command++ (Plus key on keypad)
Pan the tree view Up, down, left, and right arrow keys Up, down, left, and right arrow keys
Scrolls view up one size Page Up Page Up (desktop); fn+ Up arrow key (web)
Scrolls view down one size Page Down Page Down (desktop); fn+ Down arrow key (web)
Scrolls view to the horizontal beginning of tree Home Home (desktop); fn+ Left arrow key (web)
Scrolls view to the horizontal end of tree End End (desktop); fn+ Right arrow key (web)
Select left child node Alt+ Left/down arrow key Option+ Left/down arrow key
Select right child node Alt+ Right arrow key Option+ Right arrow key
Select parent node Alt+ Up arrow key Option+ Up arrow key
Move focus among zoom controls Ctrl+Tab (desktop); tab focus to the tree, then Ctrl+Shift+ (web) Ctrl+ShiftTab (desktop); tab focus to the tree, then Ctrl+Shift+ (web)
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