Calculator on Mac (macOS): how to view your calculation history

For those who often use the standard macOS calculator and need to constantly display all the math operations performed, there is a very cool feature that displays the calculation tape. To learn how to enable and use it, read this material.

The Calculation Feed is a kind of history of all the calculations made on the macOS calculator, which comes out of the box. A distinctive feature of this tool is that all actions are recorded in stages, which makes it very easy to find one or another calculation made at a particular stage.

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How to enable the Calculation Feed in macOS Calculator?

one. Open the calculator, for which go to Finder → Programs → Calculator or open search Spotlight and type “Calculator“.

2. Go to menu “Window” and press “Show calculation feed“. Also, this action can be performed through a combination of hot keys Command+T (⌘+T).


From now on, when performing mathematical operations, all values ​​will be saved in the calculation tape. The entire history of calculations can either be saved on a computer or printed on a printer.

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To see a blank calculation tape, you must click the “clear” button.

You can save the records of the calculation tape by clicking the menu File → Save Calculation Tape As… or by pressing the key combination Shift+Command+S (⇧ + ⌘ + S).

To print information from the calculation feed, select the menu File → Print calculation tape or press keyboard shortcut Command+P (⌘+P).

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In general, the regular macOS calculator is an excellent tool that allows you to perform ordinary and engineering calculations, convert various physical quantities and has settings for programmers and much more.

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