The Increment and Decrement Commands

The Increment and Decrement commands are used primarily with numbers and units. The keystroke for the Increment command is the Alt + Up arrow key. The keystroke for the Decrement command is the Alt + Down arrow key.

The functionality of the increment and decrement commands includes:
  • Shifting the number of digits displayed when a real numbers is highlighted
  • Shifting the power when a number in scientific notation is displayed
  • Moving to the next or previous prefix when units with an SI prefix (like "kilo") are highlighted.