Excel shortcuts for daily use tasks

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Shortcuts that you can use for your daily tasks

1 CTRL*A Select All
2 CTRL+C Copy all Cells in Highlighted Area
3 CTRL+V Paste Copied Data
4 CTRL+B Bold all Cells in Highlighted Area
5 CTRL+D Fills content of upper cell in selected cell. CTRL + D (i.e. Ctrl* Down)
6 CTRL+R Fill Content of right cell in selected cell. CTRL + R (i.e. Ctrl* Right)
7 CTRL+U Underline content in selected cells
8 CTRL+P Print
9 CTRL+F Find in Current Sheet (Opens Dialog Box)
10 CTRL+G Open “Go to” dialog box (Go to any area, cells or name range)
11 CTRL+H Opens Find & Replace dialog box
12 CTRL+I Change text /Content format in selected cells into italic
13 CTRL+K Opens “Insert Hyperlink’ dialog Box (Insert hyperlink)
14 CTRL+S Saves open workbook
15 CTRL+W Closes current workbook
16 CTRL+X Cuts all cells in selected area / section
17 CTRL+Y Repeats the last entry/action performed
18 CTRL+Z Undo last entry/action performed
19 CTRL+1 Change cells format (Opens Format Cells dialog box)
20 Ctrl+2 Bolds all cells in the highlighted section.
21 Ctrl+3 Puts italics all cells in the highlighted section.
22 Ctrl+4 Underlines all cells in highlighted section.
23 Ctrl+5 Puts a strikethrough all cells in the highlighted section.
24 Ctrl+6 Shows or hides objects.
25 Ctrl+7 Shows or hides the toolbar.
26 Ctrl+8 Toggles the outline symbols.
27 Ctrl+9 Hides rows.
28 Ctrl+0 Hides columns.
29 Ctrl+Shift+: Enters the current time.
30 Ctrl*; Enters the current date.
31 Ctrl** Changes between displaying cell values or formulas in the worksheet.
32 Ctrl+’ Copies a formula from the cell above.
33 Ctrl+Shift+” Copies value from cell above.
36 Ctrl+- Deletes the selected column or row.
35 Ctrl+Shift+» Inserts a new column or row.
36 Ctrl+Shift+- Switches between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.
37 Ctrl+Shift+@ Applies time formatting.
38 Ctrl+Shift+! Applies comma formatting.
39 Ctrl+Shift+$ Applies currency formatting.
60 Ctrl+Shift+# Applies date formatting.
61 Ctrl+Shift+% Applies percentage formatting.
62 Ctrl+Shift+A Applies exponential formatting.
63 Ctrl+Shift+* Selects the current region around the active cell.
66 Ctrl+Shift+& Places border around selected cells.
65 Ctrl+Shift+ Removes a border.
66 Ctrl++ Insert.
67 Ctrl+- Delete.
68 Ctrl+Shift+( Unhide rows.
69 Ctrl+Shift+) Unhide columns.
50 Ctrl +/ Selects the array containing the active cell.
51 CtrlA Selects the cells that have a static value or don’t match the formula in the active cell.
52 Ctrl  + [ Selects all cells referenced by formulas in the highlighted section.
53 Ctrl + ] Selects cells that contain formulas that reference the active cell.
56 Ctrl*Shift + { Selects all cells directly or indirectly referenced by formulas in the highlighted section.
55 Ctrl + Shift  + } Selects cells which contain formulas that directly or indirectly reference the active cell.
56 Ctrl + Shift + | (pipe) Selects the cells within a column that don’t match the formula or static value in the active cell.
57 Ctrl + Enter Fills the selected cells with the current entry.
58 Ctrl + Spacebar Selects the entire column.
59 Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar Selects the entire worksheet.
60 Ctrl+Home Move to cell At.
61 Ctrl+End Move to last cell on worksheet.
62 Ctrl + Tab Move between Two or more open Excel files.
63 Ctrl + Shift + Tab Activates the previous workbook.
64 Ctrl + Shift + A Inserts argument names into a formula.
65 Ctrl + Shift + F Opens the drop-down menu for fonts.
66 Ctrl+Shift+O Selects alt of the cells that contain comments.
67 Ctrl+Shift + P Opens the drop-down menu for point size.
68 Shift+lnsert Pastes what is stored on the clipboard.
69 Shift+Page Up In a single column, highlights all cells above that which are selected.
70 Shift + Page Down In a single column, highlights all cells above that which are selected.
71 Shift+Home Highlights all text to the left of the cursor.
72 Shift + End Highlights all text to the right of the cursor.
73 Shift + Up Arrow Extends the highlighted area up one cell.
76 Shift + Down Arrow Extends the highlighted area down one cell.
75 Shift + Left Arrow Extends the highlighted area left one character.
76 Shift  +  Right Arrow Extends the highlighted area right one character.
77 Alt+Tab Cycles through applications.
78 Alt+Spacebar Opens the system menu.
79 Alt+Backpspace Undo.
80 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.
81 Alt  + – Creates a formula to sum all of the above cells.
82 Alt + ’ Allows formatting on a dialog box.
83 FI Opens the Help menu.
86 F2 Edits the selected cell.
85 F3 After a name has been created. F3 will paste names.
86 F6 Repeats last action. For example, if you changed the color of text in another cell, pressing F6 will change the text in cell to the same color.
87 F5 Goes to a specific cell. For example. C6.
88 F6 Move to the next pane.
89 F7 Spell check selected text or document.
90 F8 Enters Extend Mode.
91 F9 Recalculates every workbook.
92 F10 Activates the menu bar.
93 F11 Creates a chart from selected data.
96 F12 Save as.
95 Shift+FI Opens the “What’s This?” window.
96 Shift+F2 Allows the user to edit a cell comment.
97 Shift+F3 Opens the Excel formula window.
98 Shift+F5 Brings up a search box.
99 Shift+F6 Move to previous pane.
100 Shift+F8 Add to selection.
101 Shift+F9 Performs calculate function on activesheet.
102 Ctrl+F3 Open Excel Name Manager.
103 Ctrl+F6 Closes current Window.
106 Ctrl+F5 Restores window size.
105 Ctrl+F6 Next workbook.
106 Ctrl+Shift+F6 Previous workbook.
107 Ctrl+F7 Moves the window.
108 Ctrl+F8 Resizes the window.
109 Ctrl+F9 Minimize current window.
110 Ctrl+FlO Maximize currently selected window.
111 Ctrl+F11 Inserts a macro sheet.
112 Ctrl+F12 Opens a file.
113 Ctrl+Shift+F3 Creates names by using those of either row or column labels.
116 Ctrl+Shift+F6 Moves to the previous worksheet window.
115 Ctrl+Shift+F12 Prints the current worksheet.
116 AU+F1 Inserts a chart.
117 AU+F2 Save as.
118 AU+F6 Exits Excel.
119 AU+F8 Opens the macro dialog box.
120 AU+F11 Opens the Visual Basic editor.
121 Alt+Shift+F1 Creates a new worksheet.
122 Alt+Shift+F2 Saves the current worksheet.
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