Kornilios Ampatzis/ April 5, 2019/ Shortcuts/ 0 comments

This is a searchable list of all the shortcuts in Windows.

ActionKey/ Key Combination
Center Align Cell ContentsAlt + H, A, C
Left Align Cell ContentsAlt + H, A, L
Remove The Outline Border From The Selected CellsCtrl + Shift + hyphen (-)
Right Align Cell ContentsAlt + H, A, R
Enter The Current TimeCtrl + Shift + colon (:)
Underline Text Or Remove UnderlineCtrl + U
Switch Between Hiding Objects, Displaying Objects, And Displaying Placeholders For ObjectsCtrl + 6
Start A New Line In The Same CellAlt + Enter
Hide The Selected RowsCtrl + 9
Hide The Selected ColumnsCtrl + 0
Open The Format Cells Dialog BoxCtrl + 1
Display Or Hide The Outline SymbolsCtrl + 8
Copy A Formula From The Cell Above The Active Cell Into The Cell Or The Formula BarCtrl + apostrophe (')
Bold Text Or Remove Bold FormattingCtrl + B
Copy The Selected CellsCtrl + C
Use The Fill Down Command To Copy The Contents And Format Of The Topmost Cell Of A Selected Range Into The Cells BelowCtrl + D
Switch Between Displaying Cell Values Or Formulas In The WorksheetCtrl + grave accent (`)
Italicize Text Or Remove Italic FormattingCtrl + I
Open The Insert Hyperlink DialogCtrl + K
Open The Delete Dialog Box To Delete Selected CellsCtrl + Minus (-)
Apply An Outline Border To The Selected CellsCtrl + Shift + ampersand (&)
Open The Paste Special Dialog BoxCtrl + Alt + V
Fill The Selected Cell Range With The Current EntryCtrl + Enter
Enter The Current DateCtrl + semi-colon (;)
Apply The Time Format With The Hour And Minute, And Am Or PmCtrl + Shift + at sign (@)
Apply The Scientific Number Format With Two Decimal PlacesCtrl + Shift + caret (^)
Apply The Currency Format With Two Decimal Places (Negative Numbers In Parentheses)Ctrl + Shift + dollar sign ($)
Apply The Number Format With Two Decimal Places, Thousands Separator, And Minus Sign (-) For Negative ValuesCtrl + Shift + exclamation point (!)
Apply The Date Format With The Day, Month, And YearCtrl + Shift + number sign (#)
Apply The Percentage Format With No Decimal PlacesCtrl + Shift + percent (%)
Apply The General Number FormatCtrl + Shift + tilde (~)
Paste Content At The Insertion Point, Replacing Any SelectionCtrl + V
Move The Selected CellsCtrl + X
Repeat The Last Command Or Action, If PossibleCtrl + Y
Undo The Last ActionCtrl + Z
Remove Cell ContentsDelete
Edit The Active Cell And Put The Insertion Point At The End Of Its Contents. Or, If Editing Is Turned Off For The Cell, Move The Insertion Point Into The Formula Bar. If Editing A Formula, Toggle Point Mode Off Or On So You Can Use Arrow Keys To Create A ReferenceF2
Check Spelling In The Active Worksheet Or Selected RangeF7
Format Fonts In The Format Cells Dialog BoxCtrl + Shift + F
Add Or Edit A Cell CommentShift + F2
Open the ThesaurusShift + F7
Add BordersAlt + H, B
Delete ColumnAlt + H, D, C
Choose A Fill ColorAlt + H, H
Toggle BoldCtrl + 2
Toggle ItalicCtrl + 3
Toggle UnderlineCtrl + 4
Toggle StrikethroughCtrl + 5
Display The Quick Analysis Options For Selected Cells That Contain DataCtrl + Q
Format Fonts In The Format Cells Dialog BoxCtrl + Shift + P
Open The Insert Dialog To Insert Blank CellsCtrl + Shift + Plus ( + )
Increase Font sizeAlt + H,F,G
Decrease Font sizeAlt + H,F,K
Display the Modify Cell Style dialog boxAlt + Apostrophe (')
Unhide The Selected RowsCtrl + Shift + 9
Unhide The Selected ColumnsCtrl + Shift + 0
Open the Sort Dialog BoxAlt + H,S,U
Cycle Through All Combinations Of Absolute And Relative References In A Formula If A Cell Reference Or Range Is SelectedF4
Copy The Value From The Cell Above The Active Cell Into The Cell Or The Formula BarCtrl + Shift + straight quotation mark (")
Display The Function Arguments Dialog Box When The Insertion Point Is To The Right Of A Function Name In A FormulaCtrl + A
Move The Cursor To The End Of The Text When In The Formula BarCtrl + End
Insert Argument Names And Parentheses When The Insertion Point Is To The Right Of A Function Name In A FormulaCtrl + Shift + A
Select All Text In The Formula Bar From The Cursor Position To The EndCtrl + Shift + End
Expand Or Collapse The Formula BarCtrl + Shift + U
Cancel An Entry In The Cell Or Formula BarEsc
Calculate All Worksheets In All Open WorkbooksF9
Complete An Entry In The Formula Bar And Select The Cell BelowEnter
Insert A FunctionShift + F3
Calculate The Active WorksheetShift + F9
Display The Menu Or Message For An Error Checking ButtonAlt + Shift + F10
Calculate All Worksheets In All Open Workbooks, Regardless Of Whether They Have Changed Since The Last CalculationCtrl + Alt + F9
Check Dependent Formulas, And Then Calculate All Cells In All Open Workbooks, Including Cells Not Marked As Needing To Be CalculatedCtrl + Alt + Shift + F9
Invoke Flash Fill To Automatically Recognize Patterns In Adjacent Columns And Fill The Current ColumnCtrl + E
Autosum Selected cellsAl + + Equal sign (=)
Enter Array FormulaCtrl + Shift + Enter
Open Excel OptionsAlt + F + T
Displays The Print Preview Area On The Print Tab In The Backstage ViewCtrl + F2
Closes ExcelAlt + F4
Find Next MatchShift + F4
Expand Or Collapse The RibbonCtrl + F1
Find Previous MatchCtrl + Shift + F4
FindCtrl + F
Maximizes Or Restores The Selected Workbook WindowCtrl + F10
Displays The Print Preview Area On The Print Tab In The Backstage ViewCtrl + P
Minimizes A Workbook Window To An IconCtrl + F9
ReplaceCtrl + H
Print FileCtrl + P
Switches To The Previous Tab In A Dialog BoxCtrl + Shift + Tab
Switches To The Next Tab In Dialog BoxCtrl + Tab
When A Menu Or Submenu Is Open, Move To The Next CommandDown arrow key
Move Down, Up, Left, Or Right, Respectively, Among The Items On The RibbonDown, Up, Left, or Right arrow key
Displays The Excel Help Task PaneF1
Switches Between The Worksheet, Ribbon, Task Pane, And Zoom Controls. In A Worksheet That Has Been Split , F6 Includes The Split Panes When Switching Between Panes And The Ribbon AreaF6
Activate A Selected ButtonEnter
Open A Context MenuShift + F10
Switches Between The Worksheet, Ribbon, Task Pane, And Zoom Controls. In A Worksheet That Has Been Split , F6 Includes The Split Panes When Switching Between Panes And The Ribbon AreaShift + F6
Move The Focus To Commands On The RibbonShift + Tab
Activate A Selected ButtonSpacebar
Move The Focus To Commands On The RibbonTab
Select The Active Tab Of The Ribbon, And Activate The Access KeysAlt. To move to a different tab, use access keys or the arrow keys.
Open The Data Tab And Connect To, Sort, Filter, Analyze, And Work With DataAlt + A
Open The Menu For A Selected ButtonAlt + Down arrow key
Open The File Page And Use Backstage ViewAlt + F
Open The Home Tab And Format Text And Numbers And Use The Find ToolAlt + H
Open The Formulas Tab And Insert, Trace, And Customize Functions And CalculationsAlt + M
Open The Insert Tab And Insert Pivottables, Charts, Add-Ins, Sparklines, Pictures, Shapes, Headers, Or Text BoxesAlt + N
Open The Page Layout Tab And Work With Themes, Page Setup, Scale, And AlignmentAlt + P
Open The Tell Me Box On The Ribbon And Type A Search Term For Assistance Or Help ContentAlt + Q
Open The Review Tab And Check Spelling, Add Comments, And Protect Sheets And WorkbooksAlt + R
Displays The Control Menu For The Excel WindowAlt + Spacebar
Open The View Tab And Preview Page Breaks And Layouts, Show And Hide Gridlines And Headings, Set Zoom Magnification, Manage Windows And Panes, And View MacrosAlt + W
Open A Context MenuContext key (between the right Alt and right Ctrl keys)
Restores The Window Size Of The Selected Workbook WindowCtrl + F5
Performs The Move Command On The Workbook Window When It Is Not Maximized. Use The Arrow Keys To Move The Window, And When Finished Press Enter, Or Esc To CancelCtrl + F7
Performs The Size Command When A Workbook Is Not MaximizedCtrl + F8
Select The Active Tab Of The Ribbon, And Activate The Access KeysF10. To move to a different tab, use access keys or the arrow keys.
Move To The Edge Of The Current Data Region In A WorksheetCtrl + Arrow key
Move To The Last Cell On A Worksheet, To The Lowest Used Row Of The Rightmost Used ColumnCtrl + End
Move To The Beginning Of A WorksheetCtrl + Home
Move To The Next Sheet In A WorkbookCtrl + Page Down
Move To The Previous Sheet In A WorkbookCtrl + Page Up
Extend The Selection Of Cells To The Last Used Cell On The Worksheet (Lower-Right Corner)Ctrl + Shift + End
Move One Cell Down In A WorksheetDown arrow key
Enter End Mode, Move To The Next Nonblank Cell In The Same Column Or Row As The Active Cell, And Turn Off End Mode. If The Cells Are Blank, Move To The Last Cell In The Row Or ColumnEnd, Arrow key
Exit The Floating Shape Navigation And Return To The Normal NavigationEsc
Displays The Go To Dialog BoxF5
Move One Cell Left In A WorksheetLeft arrow key
Move One Screen To The Right In A WorksheetAlt + Page Down
Move One Screen To The Left In A WorksheetAlt + Page Up
Move One Screen Down In A WorksheetPage Down
Move One Screen Up In A WorksheetPage Up
Move One Cell Right In A WorksheetRight arrow key
Move To The Previous Cell In A Worksheet Or The Previous Option In A Dialog BoxShift + Tab
Cycle Through Floating Shapes, Such As Text Boxes Or ImagesCtrl + Alt + 5, Tab
Move One Cell To The Right In A Worksheet. Or, In A Protected Worksheet, Move Between Unlocked CellsTab
Move One Cell Up In A WorksheetUp arrow key
Open The List Of Validation Choices On A Cell That Has Data Validation Option Applied To ItAlt + Down arrow key
Move To The Cell In The Upper-Left Corner Of The Window When Scroll Lock Is Turned OnHome + Scroll Lock
Select The Current Region If The Worksheet Contains Data. Press A Second Time To Select The Current Region And Its Summary Rows. Press A Third Time To Select The Entire WorksheetCtrl + A
Select The Entire WorksheetCtrl + A
Extend The Selection Of Cells To The Last Nonblank Cell In The Same Column Or Row As The Active Cell, Or If The Next Cell Is Blank, To The Next Nonblank CellCtrl + Shift + Arrow key
Select The Current Region Around The Active Cell Or Select An Entire Pivottable ReportCtrl + Shift + asterisk (*)
Select The Entire WorksheetCtrl + Shift + Spacebar
Select All Objects On A Worksheet When An Object Is SelectedCtrl + Shift + Spacebar
Select The Current Region If The Worksheet Contains Data. Press A Second Time To Select The Current Region And Its Summary Rows. Press A Third Time To Select The Entire WorksheetCtrl + Shift + Spacebar
Extend The Selection Of Cells To The Beginning Of The WorksheetCtrl + Shift + Home
Select An Entire Column In A WorksheetCtrl + Spacebar
Turn Extend Mode On And Use The Arrow Keys To Extend A Selection. Press Again To Turn OffF8
Extend The Selection Of Cells By One CellShift + Arrow key
Add A Non-Adjacent Cell Or Range To A Selection Of Cells By Using The Arrow KeysShift + F8
Complete A Cell Entry And Select The Cell AboveShift + Enter
Select An Entire Row In A WorksheetShift + Spacebar
Select The Current And Next Sheet In A WorkbookCtrl + Shift + Page Down
Select The Current And Previous Sheet In A WorkbookCtrl + Shift + Page Up
Select The First Command On The Menu When A Menu Or Submenu Is VisibleHome
Group selected cellsAlt + Shift + Right Arrow Key
Ungroup selected cellsAlt + Shift + Left Arrow Key
Toggle Table Total RowCtrl + Shift + T
Toggle AutofilterCtrl + Shift + L
Select Table ColumnCtrl + Spacebar
Display The Create Table Dialog BoxCtrl + T
Clear Slicer FilterAlt + C
Activate FilterAlt + Down arrow key
Select Table RowShift + Spacebar
Display The Create Table Dialog BoxCtrl + L
Define A Name To Use In ReferencesAlt + M, M, D
Create A Chart Of The Data In The Current Range In A Separate Chart SheetF11
Create An Embedded Chart Of The Data In The Current RangeAlt + F1
Open The Microsoft Visual Basic For Applications EditorAlt + F11
Create, Run, Edit, Or Delete A MacroAlt + F8
Move To The First Field In The Next Record Of A Data FormEnter
Paste A Name From The Paste Name Dialog Box (If Names Have Been Defined In The WorkbookF3
New WorkbookCtrl + N
Open A WorkbookCtrl + O
Save A WorkbookCtrl + S
Close A WorkbookCtrl + W
Display The Save As DialogF12
Inserts A New WorksheetShift + F11
Inserts A New WorksheetAlt + Shift + F1
Closes The Selected Workbook WindowCtrl + F4
Switches To The Next Workbook Window When More Than One Workbook Window Is OpenCtrl + F6
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