Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Some Excel Short Cuts

Ctrl+A Select All None
Ctrl+B Bold Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold
Ctrl+C Copy Edit, Copy
Ctrl+D Fill Down Edit, Fill, Down
Ctrl+F Find Edit, Find
Ctrl+G Goto Edit, Goto
Ctrl+H Replace Edit, Replace
Ctrl+I Italic Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic
Ctrl+K Insert Hyperlink Insert, Hyperlink
Ctrl+N New Workbook File, New
Ctrl+O Open File, Open
Ctrl+P Print File, Print
Ctrl+R Fill Right Edit, Fill Right
Ctrl+S , Save
Ctrl+U Underline Format, Cells, Font, Underline, Single
Ctrl+V Paste Edit, Paste
Ctrl W Close File, Close
Ctrl+X Cut Edit, Cut
Ctrl+Y Repeat Edit, Repeat
Ctrl+Z Undo Edit, Undo
F1 Help Help, Contents and Index
F2 Edit None
F3 Paste Name Insert, Name, Paste
F4 Repeat last action Edit, Repeat. Works while not in Edit mode.
F4 While typing a formula, switch between absolute/relative refs None
F5 Goto Edit, Goto
F6 Next Pane None
F7 Spell check Tools, Spelling
F8 Extend mode None
F9 Recalculate all workbooks Tools, Options, Calculation, Calc,Now
F10 Activate Menubar N/A
F11 New Chart Insert, Chart
F12 Save As File, Save As
Ctrl+: Insert Current Time None
Ctrl+; Insert Current Date None
Ctrl+" Copy Value from Cell Above Edit, Paste Special, Value
Ctrl+¢ Copy Fromula from Cell Above Edit, Copy
Shift Hold down shift for additional functions in Excel¢s menu none
Shift+F1 What¢s This? Help, What¢s This?
Shift+F2 Edit cell comment Insert, Edit Comments
Shift+F3 Paste function into formula Insert, Function
Shift+F4 Find Next Edit, Find, Find Next
Shift+F5 Find Edit, Find, Find Next
Shift+F6 Previous Pane None
Shift+F8 Add to selection None
Shift+F9 Calculate active worksheet Calc Sheet
Shift+F10 Display shortcut menu None
Shift+F11 New worksheet Insert, Worksheet
Shift+F12 Save File, Save
Ctrl+F3 Define name Insert, Names, Define
Ctrl+F4 Close File, Close
Ctrl+F5 XL, Restore window size Restore
Ctrl+F6 Next workbook window Window, ...
Shift+Ctrl+F6 Previous workbook window Window, ...
Ctrl+F7 Move window XL, Move
Ctrl+F8 Resize window XL, Size
Ctrl+F9 Minimize workbook XL, Minimize
Ctrl+F10 Maximize or restore window XL, Maximize
Ctrl+F11 Inset 4.0 Macro sheet None in Excel 97. In versions prior to 97 - Insert, Macro, 4.0 Macro
Ctrl+F12 File Open File, Open
Alt+F1 Insert Chart Insert, Chart...
Alt+F2 Save As File, Save As
Alt+F4 Exit File, Exit
Alt+F8 Macro dialog box Tools, Macro, Macros in Excel 97 Tools,Macros - in earlier versions
Alt+F11 Visual Basic Editor Tools, Macro, Visual Basic Editor
Ctrl+Shift+F3 Create name by using names of row and column labels Insert, Name, Create
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Previous Window Window, ...
Ctrl+Shift+F12 Print File, Print
Alt+Shift+F1 New worksheet Insert, Worksheet
Alt+Shift+F2 Save File, Save
Alt+= AutoSum No direct equivalent
Ctrl+` Toggle Value/Formula display Tools, Options, View, Formulas
Ctrl+Shift+A Insert argument names into formula No direct equivalent
Alt+Down arrow Display AutoComplete list None
Alt+¢ Format Style dialog box Format, Style
Ctrl+Shift+~ General format Format, Cells, Number, Category, General
Ctrl+Shift+! Comma format Format, Cells, Number, Category, Number
Ctrl+Shift+@ Time format Format, Cells, Number, Category, Time
Ctrl+Shift+# Date format Format, Cells, Number, Category, Date
Ctrl+Shift+$ Currency format Format, Cells, Number, Category, Currency
Ctrl+Shift+% Percent format Format, Cells, Number, Category, Percentage
Ctrl+Shift+^ Exponential format Format, Cells, Number, Category,
Ctrl+Shift+& Place outline border around selected cells Format, Cells, Border
Ctrl+Shift+_ Remove outline border Format, Cells, Border
Ctrl+Shift+* Select current region Edit, Goto, Special, Current Region
Ctrl++ Insert Insert, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) Depends on selection
Ctrl+- Delete Delete, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) Depends on selection
Ctrl+1 Format cells dialog box Format, Cells
Ctrl+2 Bold Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold
Ctrl+3 Italic Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic
Ctrl+4 Underline Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Underline
Ctrl+5 Strikethrough Format, Cells, Font, Effects, Strikethrough
Ctrl+6 Show/Hide objects Tools, Options, View, Objects, Show All/Hide
Ctrl+7 Show/Hide Standard toolbar View, Toolbars, Stardard
Ctrl+8 Toggle Outline symbols None
Ctrl+9 Hide rows Format, Row, Hide
Ctrl+0 Hide columns Format, Column, Hide
Ctrl+Shift+( Unhide rows Format, Row, Unhide
Ctrl+Shift+) Unhide columns Format, Column, Unhide
Alt or F10 Activate the menu None
Ctrl+Tab In toolbar: next toolbar None
Shift+Ctrl+Tab In toolbar: previous toolbar None
Ctrl+Tab In a workbook: activate next workbook None
Shift+Ctrl+Tab In a workbook: activate previous workbook None
Tab Next tool None
Shift+Tab Previous tool None
Enter Do the command None
Shift+Ctrl+F Font Drop Down List Format, Cells, Font
Shift+Ctrl+F+ F Font tab of Format Cell Dialog box Format, Cells, Font
Shift+Ctrl+P Point size Drop Down List Format, Cells, Font

- CTRL combination shortcut keys -

- Key Description -

CTRL+( Unhides any hidden rows within the selection.
CTRL+) Unhides any hidden columns within the selection.
CTRL+& Applies the outline border to the selected cells.
CTRL+_ Removes the outline border from the selected cells.
CTRL+~ Applies the General number format.
CTRL+$ Applies the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses) .
CTRL+% Applies the Percentage format with no decimal places.
CTRL+^ Applies the Exponential number format with two decimal places.
CTRL+# Applies the Date format with the day, month, and year.
CTRL+@ Applies the Time format with the hour and minute, and AM or PM.
CTRL+! Applies the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values.
CTRL+- Displays the Delete dialog box to delete the selected cells.
CTRL+* 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+: Enters the current time.
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+" Copies the value from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
CTRL++ Displays the Insert dialog box to insert blank cells.
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+7 Displays or hides the Standard toolbar.
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 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 Microsoft Office 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 dialog box.
SHIFT+F5 also displays this dialog box, while SHIFT+F4 repeats the last Find action.
CTRL+G Displays the Go To dialog box.
F5 also displays this dialog box.
CTRL+H Displays the Find and Replace dialog box.
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 existinghyperlinks .
CTRL+L Displays the Create List dialog box.
CTRL+N Creates a new, blank file.
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+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+U Applies or removes underlining.
CTRL+V Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point and replaces any selection. Available only after you cut or copied an object, text, or cell contents.
CTRL+W Closes the selected workbook window.
CTRL+X Cuts the selected cells.
CTRL+Y Repeats the last command or action, if possible.
CTRL+Z Uses the Undo command to reverse the last command or to delete the last entry you typed.
CTRL+SHIFT+Z uses the Undo or Redo command to reverse or restore the last automatic correction when AutoCorrect Smart Tags are displayed.


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