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Keyboard Shortcuts

MagicPlot keyboard shortcuts are almost the same in different operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Linux). The main difference is in modifier keys used: Ctrl on PC (Windows, Linux) and Command on Mac. Some shortcuts were altered to avoid coincidences with system ones.

Mac Keyboard Symbols

  • ⌘ Command (Meta) key
  • ⇧ Shift key
  • ⌥ Option (Alt) key
  • ⌃ Control key

Common shortcuts

Windows or Linux Key Mac OS Key Action
Ctrl+O ⌘ O Open project
Ctrl+S ⌘ S Save project
Ctrl+Shift+S ⌘ ⇧ S Save project as
Ctrl+N ⌘ N New project
Ctrl+I ⌘ I Import table from text file
Ctrl+P ⌘ P Preview image
Ctrl+E ⌘ E Export image
Ctrl+U ⌘ U MagicPlot preferences
Ctrl+Q ⌘ Q Quit
Ctrl+Z ⌘ Z Undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z or Ctrl+Y ⌘ ⇧ Z or ⌘ Y Redo
Ctrl+H ⌘ H Show command history window
Ctrl+X ⌘ X Cut
Ctrl+C ⌘ C Copy
Ctrl+V ⌘ V Paste
Ctrl+A ⌘ A Select all

Table shortcuts

Windows or Linux Key Mac OS Key Action
F2 or Double click Double click Edit cell
Ctrl+F2 ⌘ F2 Set or edit column formula
F4 F4 Rename column (edit header)
Ctrl+Enter ⌘ Return Recalculate column
Ctrl+Drag header ⌥ Drag header Rearrange table columns

Figure and Plot shortcuts

Windows or Linux Key Mac OS Key Action
Alt+Enter ⌥ Return Open Plot/Figure properties window
Arrows keys Arrows keys Move selected object(s) by 1 pixel
Shift+Arrows keys ⇧ Arrows keys Move selected object(s) by 10 pixels
Ctrl+Drag object ⌥ Drag object Turn off dragging objects sticking
Escape Escape Clear selection
Text Labels Editing
F2 or Double click F2 or Double click Edit selected text label
Ctrl+Enter or Shift+Enter ⌘ Return or ⇧ Return Apply changes
Escape Escape Apply changes
Enter Return New line
Scale Scrolling and Zoom
Scrolling 1) Scrolling Vertical (Y) scale scrolling
Shift+Scrolling ⇧ Scrolling or Horizontal scrolling Horizontal (X) scale scrolling
Ctrl+Scrolling ⌘ Scrolling Vertical (Y) scale zooming
Ctrl+Shift+Scrolling ⌘ ⇧ Scrolling or ⌘ Horizontal scrolling Horizontal (X) scale zooming
Left mouse button+Scrolling ⌃ Scrolling Proportional (X and Y) scale zooming
Scrolling here means mouse wheel rotation or touchpad vertical scrolling or scrolling by other human interface device.
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keyboard_shortcuts.1264854478.txt.gz · Last modified: Sun Nov 8 12:20:32 2015 (external edit)