# How to “jump” brackets in TeXstudio?

In Texmaker when you type the shortcut for \frac, you get something like \frac{*}{*}, but instead of asterisks, you have bullets. When you type something in the first pair of brackets, you can then hit tab to position the cursor between the second pair of brackets. How can I do this with TeXstudio?

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On a Windows PC is Ctrl+Right arrow

On Mac OS X it is Command+Right arrow

# ⌘+⇒

It can be changed to Tab (), but this is by default linked to another shortcut. If you go to the Preferences, "Shortcuts" tab, open up the "Editor" and the "Basic Key Mapping" list. Scroll down until you find

Next placeholder or one word right

Double click on the shortcut and click for opening the drop down menu; there you can find Tab as in the following picture:

Answer "Yes" to both the following questions. Relaunch TeXStudio.

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On may Mac it’s [cmd]+[left]/[right] and I guess that is the default … –  Tobi May 6 at 14:08