With Windows 10, Microsoft replaced the classic Calculator program with a new Calculator app. The new Calculator app offers standard, scientific, programmer, and date calculation modes.
In addition to these modes, there are converters to calculate almost everything, including currency, volume, length, weight and mass, temperature, energy, area, speed, power, data, pressure, and angle.
The current version of Windows 10 Calculator app is quite powerful and easily one of the best Calculate apps out there for Windows 10.
Since it offers many modes and options, most PC users use it regularly. If you also use the Calculator app very often, you might want to know the keyboard shortcuts available in the Calculator app to complete your calculations quickly.
Calculator app keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10
This article itemizes keyboard shortcuts for the Windows 10 Calculator app.
|Alt + 1||Switch to standard mode|
|Alt + 2||Switch to scientific mode|
|Alt + 3||Switch to programmer mode|
|Alt + 4||Switch to date calculation mode|
|Esc||Clear all input (select C)|
|Delete||Clear current input (select CE)|
|Ctrl + H||Turn calculation history on or off|
|Ctrl + M||Store in memory|
|Ctrl + P||Add to memory|
|Ctrl + Q||Subtract from memory|
|Ctrl + R||Recall from memory|
|Ctrl + L||Clear memory|
|Ctrl + Shift + D||Clear history|
|Up arrow||Move up in history list|
|Down arrow||Move down in history list|
|@||Calculate the square root|
|F3||Select DEG in scientific mode|
|Ctrl + G||Select 10x|
|Ctrl + O||Select cosh|
|Ctrl + S||Select sinh|
|Ctrl + T||Select tanh|
|Shift + S||Select sin-1|
|Shift + O||Select cos-1|
|Shift + T||Select tan-1|
|Ctrl + Y||Select y?x|
|Ctrl + N||Select ex|
|Y, ^||Select xy|
|F2||Select DWORD in programmer mode|
|Spacebar||Toggle the bit value|
If the Calculator app fails to open or work properly, refer to our fix to Calculator app not properly working or opening guide.
Sheila Restivo says
How about the very useful option of setting the decimal place to two (2) digits? Even my free Android and iPad calculator apps have this option. I don’t need the scientific and etc. options, just two digit decimal for adding dollars and cents.
Ellen Pinkerton says
windows 10 on dell laptop . can’t clear calculator. don’t see esc key either now what?
You missed CTRL+Up Arrow/ CTRL+Down Arrow
I wish to stop my calculator from opening, everytime I press “~” it opens up, How do I stop it?