Microsoft Excel shortcut keys

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Offline Mahbub

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Microsoft Excel shortcut keys
« on: March 15, 2014, 01:51:34 PM »
F2    Edit 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    Go to a specific cell. For example, C6.
F7    Spell check selected text or document.
F11    Create chart from selected data.
Ctrl + Shift + ;    Enter the current time.
Ctrl + ;    Enter the current date.
Alt + Shift + F1    Insert 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    Open the Excel formula window.
Shift + F5    Bring up search box.
Ctrl + 1    Open the Format Cells window.
Ctrl + A    Select all contents of the worksheet.
Ctrl + B    Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + I    Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + K    Insert link.
Ctrl + U    Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + 1    Change the format of selected cells.
Ctrl + 5    Strikethrough highlighted selection.
Ctrl + P    Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing.
Ctrl + Z    Undo last action.
Ctrl + F3    Open Excel Name Manager.
Ctrl + F9    Minimize current window.
Ctrl + F10    Maximize currently selected window.
Ctrl + F6    Switch between open workbooks or windows.
Ctrl + Page up    Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
Ctrl + Page down    Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
Ctrl + Tab    Move between Two or more open Excel files.
Alt + =    Create a formula to sum all of the above cells
Ctrl + '    Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Shift + !    Format number in comma format.
Ctrl + Shift + $    Format number in currency format.
Ctrl + Shift + #    Format number in date format.
Ctrl + Shift + %    Format number in percentage format.
Ctrl + Shift + ^    Format number in scientific format.
Ctrl + Shift + @    Format number in time format.
Ctrl + Arrow key    Move to next section of text.
Ctrl + Space    Select entire column.
Shift + Space    Select entire row.
Ctrl + -    Delete the slected column or row.
Ctrl + Shift + =    Insert a new column or row.
Ctrl + Home    Move to cell A1.
Ctrl + ~    Switch between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.

Offline mosharraf.xm

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Re: Microsoft Excel shortcut keys
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2018, 11:05:44 AM »
Useful shortcuts.

However, Ctrl+F can be used now to bring up the search box. Only Ctrl+ can add a new row. Lots of things have been upgraded.

Still thanks for the useful post.
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