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Keyboard Shortcuts In Excel

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03/01/2018 0 0

MS Excel offers many keyboard short-cuts. If you are familiar with windows operating system, you should be aware of most of them. Below is the list of all the major shortcut keys in Microsoft Excel.

  • Ctrl + A: Selects all contents of the worksheet.

  • Ctrl + B: Bold highlighted selection.

  • Ctrl + I: Italicizes the highlighted selection.

  • Ctrl + K: Inserts link.

  • Ctrl + U: Underlines the highlighted selection.

  • Ctrl + 1: Changes the format of selected cells.

  • Ctrl + 5: Strikethrough the highlighted selection.

  • Ctrl + P: Brings up the print dialog box to begin printing.

  • Ctrl + Z: Undo last action.

  • Ctrl + F3: Opens Excel Name Manager.

  • Ctrl + F9: Minimizes the current window.

  • Ctrl + F10: Maximize currently selected window.

  • Ctrl + F6: Switches between open workbooks or windows.

  • Ctrl + Page up: Moves between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.

  • Ctrl + Page down: Moves between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.

  • Ctrl + Tab: Moves between Two or more open Excel files.

  • Alt + = : Creates a formula to sum all of the above cells

  • Ctrl + ' : Inserts the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.

  • Ctrl + Shift + ! : Formats the number in comma format.

  • Ctrl + Shift + $ : Formats the number in currency format.

  • Ctrl + Shift + # : Formats the number in date format.

  • Ctrl + Shift + % : Formats the number in percentage format.

  • Ctrl + Shift + ^ : Formats the number in scientific format.

  • Ctrl + Shift + @ : Formats the number in time format.

  • Ctrl + Arrow key: Moves to the next section of text.

  • Ctrl + Space: Selects the entire column.

  • Shift + Space: Selects the entire row.

  • Ctrl + - : Deletes the selected column or row.

  • Ctrl + Shift + = : Inserts a new column or row.

  • Ctrl + Home: Moves to cell A1.

  • Ctrl + ~ : Switches between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.

  • F2: Edits the selected cell.

  • F3: After a name has been created F3 will paste names.

  • F4: Repeat last action. For example, if you changed the color of text in another cell pressing F4 will change the text in cell to the same color.

  • F5: Goes to a specific cell. For example, C6.

  • F7: Spell checks the selected text or document.

  • F11: Creates chart from the selected data.

  • Ctrl + Shift + ; : Enters the current time.

  • Ctrl + ; : Enters the current date.

  • Alt + Shift + F1: Inserts New Worksheet.

  • Alt + Enter: While typing text in a cell pressing Alt + Enter will move to the next line allowing for multiple lines of text in one cell.

  • Shift + F3: Opens the Excel formula window.

  • Shift + F5: Brings up the search box.

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