Thursday, December 4, 2008

Microsoft Excel shortcut keys

Microsoft Excel shortcut keys
Below is a listing of all the major shortcut keys in Microsoft Excel. See our main shortcut page if you're looking for other shortcut keys used in other programs.
Shortcut Keys
Description
F2
Edit the selected cell.
F5
Go to a specific cell. For example, C6.
F7
Spell check selected text and/or document.
F11
Create chart.
Ctrl + Shift + ;
Enter the current time.
Ctrl + ;
Enter the current date.
Alt + Shift + F1
Insert New Worksheet.
Shift + F3
Open the Excel formula window.
Shift + F5
Bring up search box.
Ctrl + A
Select all contents of the worksheet.
Ctrl + B
Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + I
Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + K
Insert link.
Ctrl + U
Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + 5
Strikethrough highlighted selection.
Ctrl + P
Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing.
Ctrl + Z
Undo last action.
Ctrl + F9
Minimize current window.
Ctrl + F10
Maximize currently selected window.
Ctrl + F6
Switch between open workbooks / windows.
Ctrl + Page up
Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
Ctrl + Page down
Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
Ctrl + Tab
Move between Two or more open Excel files.
Alt + =
Create a formula to sum all of the above cells
Ctrl + '
Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Shift + !
Format number in comma format.
Ctrl + Shift + $
Format number in currency format.
Ctrl + Shift + #
Format number in date format.
Ctrl + Shift + %
Format number in percentage format.
Ctrl + Shift + ^
Format number in scientific format.
Ctrl + Shift + @
Format number in time format.
Ctrl + Arrow key
Move to next section of text.
Ctrl + Space
Select entire column.
Shift + Space
Select entire row.