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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Excel Shortcut Keys

Comprehensive List of Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

I am sharing some of the most important Excel shortcuts, which makes your work simpler & faster. These are very useful and extremely time saving ones. You may want to remember a few to boost your productivity.

Select the whole column
CTRL + SPACE

Select the whole row
SHIFT + SPACE

Select table
SHIFT + CTRL + SPACE bar

Save File
CTRL + s

Select visible cells only
ALT + ;

Select entire region
CTRL + A

Select range from start cell to far left
SHIFT + Home

Select range from start cell to end in direction of arrow
SHIFT + End + arrow

Select a continuous range of data (e.g. pivot), no matter where your cursor is
CTRL + *

Select blank cells
F5 + ALT + S + K + ENTER

Select all cells with comments
CTRL + SHIFT + O

Select all cells that are directly or indirectly referred to by formulas in the selection
CTRL + SHIFT + {

Select all cells with formulas that refer directly or indirectly to the active cell
CTRL + SHIFT + }

Selects all the way to a1 from cursor position
CTRL + SHIFT + HOME

Select cells in the direction of arrow
CTRL + SHIFT + Arrow

Previous sheet
CTRL + Page Up

Next sheet
CTRL + Page Down

Launch GO TO Dialog (from here you can select special or jump to a cell or range)
F5

Go to top left (will go to top left of freezed pane if set)
CTRL + Home

Go to last non-blank cell
CTRL + end

Go to previous sheet
CTRL + PgUp

Go to next sheet
CTRL + PgDn

Print
CTRL + p

Toggle between workbooks in a given session of excel.
CTRL + TAB

Change the type of cell reference from relative to absolute or semi-absolute
F4

Repeat whatever you did last
F4

Debug portions of a formula (select and press)
F9

Sum range (Formulas)
ALT + =

Enter array formula (Formulas)
CTRL + SHIFT + Enter

Select array formula range (Formulas)
CTRL + /

Display range names (can be used when typing formulas) (Formulas)
F3

Evaluate formulas. (its easy to remember when working with some “tuf” formulas!) (Formulas)
ALT + TUF

Copy a formula from above cell and edit (Formulas)
CTRL + '

Display the formula palette after you type a valid function name in a formula (Formulas)
CTRL + A (while writing a formula)

Alternate between displaying cell values and displaying cell formulas (Formulas)
CTRL + ` (Single Left Quotation Mark)

Calculate formulas (Formulas)
F9

Select all precedent cells (Formulas)
CTRL + [

Select all dependent cells (Formulas)
CTRL + ]

Format Selection (cells, objects, charts) (Formatting)
CTRL + 1

Bold a cell’s content (Formatting)
CTRL + B

Format Painter – Paste formats from selection (Formatting)
ALT + EST

Format as number with 2 dp (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 1

Format as local currency (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 4

Format as percentage with 0 dp (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 5

Hide row (Formatting)
CTRL + 9

Hide column (Formatting)
CTRL + 0

Unhide row (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 9

Unhide column (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 0

Display the style command format menu (Formatting)
ALT + '

Sets/removes strikeout in current cell (Formatting)
CTRL + 5

Show/hide the top bar when you have a group (Formatting)
Crtl + 8

Single border around selected cells (Formatting)
CTRL + SHIFT + 7

Sort (Formatting)
ALT + DS

Insert hyperlink (Formatting)
CTRL + K

Freeze panes (Formatting)
ALT + WFF

Remove grid lines or (alt+t)ov(alt+g)[enter] (Formatting)
ALT + WVG (2007+)

To wrap lines (Formatting)
ALT + HW (2007+)

Save as (Excel Options)
F12

Collapse the ribbon (press again to expand) (Excel Options)
CTRL + F1

Opens print preview (Excel Options)
CTRL + F2

Maximize the current window (Excel Options)
ALT + SPACE X

Activate next window (Excel Options)
ALT + TAB

Activate previous window (Excel Options)
ALT + SHIFT + TAB

Close an excel workbook (Excel Options)
crtl + F4

Split screens (Excel Options)
ALT + W + S

Create a pivot table in new sheet (of course after selecting the range) (Everything Else)
ALT + DPF

Create a pivot table in the same sheet. (Everything Else)
ALT + DPN

Show visual basic editor (Everything Else)
ALT + F11

Macro dialog (Everything Else)
ALT + F8

Apply/remove filter (Everything Else)
ALT + DFF

Keep filter on columns, but show all rows (Everything Else)
ALT + DFS

Insert pivot table (Everything Else)
ALT + NVT

Turn filter on or off (Everything Else)
CTRL + SHIFT + L

Paste values only (Editing)
ALT + ESV

Edit a cell, place cursor at the end (Editing)
F2

Show in-cell drop down with previously entered values (Editing)
ALT + Down arrow

Fills down value from cell above (Editing)
CTRL + D

Add a comment or Edit comment (Editing)
SHIFT + F2

Insert new sheet (Editing)
SHIFT + F11

Insert row (Editing)
CTRL + +

Delete row (Editing)
CTRL + -

Copy (Editing)
CTRL + C

Paste (Editing)
CTRL + V

Cut (Editing)
CTRL + X

Undo (Editing)
CTRL + Z

Get a line break inside the cell (Editing)
ALT + Enter (while editing the cell)

Clear all contents (Editing)
ALT + EAA

Copy (Editing)
CTRL + insert

Paste (Editing)
SHIFT + Insert

Make chart/pivot chart (Editing)
F11

Edit a cell in Apple Macs (Editing)
CTRL + U

Copy the value from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the formula bar (Editing)
CTRL + SHIFT + "

Copies whatever is in the cell to the left of it. (Editing)
CTRL + R

Delete box (cell, row, column) (Editing)
ALT + ED

Insert box (cell, row, column) (Editing)
ALT + IE

Enter current date (Auto Complete)
CTRL + ;

Enter current time (Auto Complete)
SHIFT + CTRL + :