Excel shortcut keys

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    OfficCTRL combination shortcut keys
    Key Description
    CTRL+PgUp Switches between worksheet tabs, from left-to-right.
    CTRL+PgDn Switches between worksheet tabs, from right-to-left.
    CTRL+SHIFT+( Unhides any hidden rows within the selection.
    CTRL+SHIFT+) Unhides any hidden columns within the selection.
    CTRL+SHIFT+& Applies the outline border to the selected cells.
    CTRL+SHIFT_ Removes the outline border from the selected cells.
    CTRL+SHIFT+~ Applies the General number format.
    CTRL+SHIFT+$ Applies the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses).
    CTRL+SHIFT+% Applies the Percentage format with no decimal places.
    CTRL+SHIFT+^ Applies the Exponential number format with two decimal places.
    CTRL+SHIFT+# Applies the Date format with the day, month, and year.
    CTRL+SHIFT+@ Applies the Time format with the hour and minute, and AM or PM.
    CTRL+SHIFT+! Applies the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values.
    CTRL+SHIFT+* Selects the current region around the active cell (the data area enclosed by blank rows and blank columns).In a PivotTable, it selects the entire PivotTable report.
    CTRL+SHIFT+: Enters the current time.
    CTRL+SHIFT+” Copies the value from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
    CTRL+SHIFT+Plus (+) Displays the Insert dialog box to insert blank cells.
    CTRL+Minus (-) Displays the Delete dialog box to delete the selected cells.
    CTRL+; Enters the current date.
    CTRL+` Alternates between displaying cell values and displaying formulas in the worksheet.
    CTRL+’ Copies a formula from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
    CTRL+1 Displays the Format Cells dialog box.
    CTRL+2 Applies or removes bold formatting.
    CTRL+3 Applies or removes italic formatting.
    CTRL+4 Applies or removes underlining.
    CTRL+5 Applies or removes strikethrough.
    CTRL+6 Alternates between hiding objects, displaying objects, and displaying placeholders for objects.CTRL+8 Displays or hides the outline symbols.
    CTRL+9 Hides the selected rows.
    CTRL+0 Hides the selected columns.
    CTRL+A Selects the entire worksheet.If the worksheet contains data, CTRL+A selects the current region. Pressing CTRL+A a second time selects the current region and its summary rows. Pressing CTRL+A a third time selects the entire worksheet.

    When the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula, displays the Function Arguments dialog box.

    CTRL+SHIFT+A inserts the argument names and parentheses when the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula.
    CTRL+B Applies or removes bold formatting.
    CTRL+C Copies the selected cells.

    CTRL+C followed by another CTRL+C displays the Clipboard.
    CTRL+D Uses the Fill Down command to copy the contents and format of the topmost cell of a selected range into the cells below.
    CTRL+F Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Find tab selected.

    SHIFT+F5 also displays this tab, while SHIFT+F4 repeats the last Find action.

    CTRL+SHIFT+F opens the Format Cells dialog box with the Font tab selected.
    CTRL+G Displays the Go To dialog box.

    F5 also displays this dialog box.
    CTRL+H Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Replace tab selected.
    CTRL+I Applies or removes italic formatting.
    CTRL+K Displays the Insert Hyperlink dialog box for new hyperlinks or the Edit Hyperlink dialog box for selected existing hyperlinks.
    CTRL+N Creates a new, blank workbook.
    CTRL+O Displays the Open dialog box to open or find a file.

    CTRL+SHIFT+O selects all cells that contain comments.
    CTRL+P Displays the Print dialog box.

    CTRL+SHIFT+P opens the Format Cells dialog box with the Font tab selected.
    CTRL+R Uses the Fill Right command to copy the contents and format of the leftmost cell of a selected range into the cells to the right.
    CTRL+S Saves the active file with its current file name, location, and file format.
    CTRL+T Displays the Create Table dialog box.
    CTRL+U Applies or removes underlining.

     

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