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Shortcut Keys Summary for Linux

Keyboard Bindings

Shortcut Keys


Ctrl + Shift + Space

Complete Command


Complete Command


Cursor to start of line


Cursor to end of line

Page Up

Cursor back one page

Page Down

Cursor forward one page

Ctrl + Home

Cursor to top of worksheet

Ctrl + End

Cursor to end of worksheet

Ctrl + Left Arrow

Cursor to previous word

Ctrl + Right Arrow

Cursor to next word

Ctrl + Up Arrow

Move to top of input line

Ctrl + Down Arrow

Move to bottom of input line

Shift + Enter

Soft new line


Cursor down to next input region


Escape next character for entering "^"

Ctrl + Tab

Move forward through multiple open worksheet and document tabs in a Maple window

Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Move backward through multiple open worksheet and document tabs in a Maple window

Ctrl + Shift + Enter

Execute entire worksheet


For a list of math editing shortcut keys, see 2-D Math Shortcut Keys and Hints.


The following is a list of menu accelerators.

Shortcut Keys


Ctrl + N

New Document/Worksheet (based on Options dialog setting)

Ctrl + O

Open Worksheet

Ctrl + F4

Close Current Worksheet

Ctrl + S

Save Worksheet

Ctrl + P

Print Worksheet

Alt + F4

File -> Exit



Alt + Backspace


Ctrl + Y




Ctrl + X

Cut to Motif Clipboard

Ctrl + C

Copy to Motif Clipboard

Ctrl + Shift + M

Copy Selection as MathML

Ctrl + V

Paste from Motif Clipboard

Ctrl + Delete

Delete an Element



Ctrl + A

Select All

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + D

Select document block

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E

Select execution group

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S

Select section

Ctrl + F





Slideshow mode


Interrupt current operation


Switch between Text and Math mode


Split Execution Group


Join Execution Group

Shift + F3

Split Section

Shift + F4

Join Section



Alt + Enter

Evaluate and Display Inline (U.S. and International keyboards)

Ctrl + =

Evaluate and Display Inline (U.S. keyboards)

Ctrl + Shift + A

Convert the selected expression into an atomic identifier (2-D math only)

Alt + Shift + U

Enter units



Ctrl + Shift + U




Ctrl + 0

Zoom to 50%

Ctrl + 1

Zoom to 75%

Ctrl + 2

Zoom to 100%

Ctrl + 3

Zoom to 125%

Ctrl + 4

Zoom to 150%

Ctrl + 5

Zoom to 200%

Ctrl + 6

Zoom to 300%

Ctrl + 7

Zoom to 400%


Show/Hide Execution Group Range Guides

Shift + F9

Show/Hide Section Range Guides



Ctrl + T

Switch to Text Input

Ctrl + M

Switch to Maple Input

Ctrl + R

Switch to 2-D Math Input

Ctrl + L

Insert Label

Ctrl + Enter

Insert a Page Break



Ctrl + K

Insert Execution Group Before Current Paragraph

Ctrl + J

Insert Execution Group After Current Paragraph

Shift + Ctrl + J

Insert Paragraph After Current Paragraph

Shift + Ctrl + K

Insert Paragraph Before Current Paragraph



Ctrl + B

Bold (text or Maple input)

Ctrl + I

Italic (text or Maple input)

Ctrl + U

Underline (text or Maple input)

Ctrl + .

Section Indent

Ctrl + ,

Section Outdent







Ctrl + F1

Help Table of Contents

Ctrl + F2

Maple Quick Reference Card


Quick Help Pop-up Menu


Context-sensitive Help

Ctrl + Shift + E

Launch the startup code editor

Ctrl + Shift + I

User Profile dialog box

Mouse Bindings

Single-click Left

Locate cursor

Double-click Left

in text: Select entire word


on 3-D plot: Redraw plot

Triple-click Left

in text: Select entire paragraph

Single Right-click

Context-sensitive menu

Single-click Middle

Paste current contents of X11 cut buffer (not available on Linux)

See Also

Glossary, Scroll Through a Spreadsheet

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