The notebook tutorial notes that Shift+Enter needs to be pressed to evaluate input; however, for the number pad, only Enter is required. It appears as though the use of Shift is inverted for the number pad and this inconsistency is rather frustrating. Looking through the settings, I haven't been able to find a solution. Is there a way to change this?

  • $\begingroup$ Is it not Shift+Return vs. Enter? Shift+Enter evaluates and consecutively selects the next cell... but indeed the tutorial does seem inconsistent (or I do have old key bindings). $\endgroup$
    – Yves Klett
    Jun 25, 2015 at 6:55
  • $\begingroup$ The best thing is to use Rolf Mertig´s awesome shortcuts anyway: mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/85824/131 $\endgroup$
    – Yves Klett
    Jun 25, 2015 at 7:19
  • $\begingroup$ I am not understanding the problem. At least for me, it is unclear what you are asking. The fragment "...the use of Shift is inverted..." is where you lose me. Maybe it would help if you stated in precise and plain terms how your keyboard/Mathematica is behaving, and how you want it to behave $\endgroup$ Jun 25, 2015 at 7:53
  • $\begingroup$ The behavior you complain about has been a feature of Mathematica since V1.0. I suggest learning to live with it. $\endgroup$
    – m_goldberg
    Jun 25, 2015 at 15:13


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