The Calculator application in Windows 10 appears simple, but is yet powerful, as it houses some standard, scientific, and programmer modes, as well as a unit converter. It emerges as the perfect choice for preparing a bill, converting measurements in a recipe or other project, or doing some brain-scratching complex math, algebra, or geometry problems. Besides this, it is also equipped with a History feature that makes it easier for users to confirm if they have entered numbers correctly.
Enable History feature in Windows 10 Calculator
Sometimes it becomes essential for users to keep a record of the calculations they performed so that they can refer it and make corrections wherever necessary, in case something goes wrong. For instance, you are making a report on accounts and tallying numbers, you may want to turn on the history function.
Type ‘Calculator’ in the taskbar search bar and select the top result to open the Calculator. To keep records of your calculations, you will have to enable the Hostory feature.
Enabling the History feature in the Windows 10 Calculator makes the app work like a desktop calculator with the built-in printer. You can see all the steps completed.
If you make a mistake somewhere, you can easily pinpoint the problem. For turning on or enabling the History feature in calculator in Windows 10, chose the View tab > History or pressing the CTRL+H keys together.
Use the up and down arrows in the top-right corner for moving back and forth between steps. Right-click on the calculator application opened on your computer screen to display the options to:
- Hide history
- Clear history
You can also use the keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+Shift+D to delete the history.
Try clicking on Edit > History > Copy history. With this, you can paste your calculation history into any other program or use it in a spreadsheet.
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