Top 40 of the best Excel shortcuts you need to know

Almost everyone uses Excel in some form or fashion in the modern workforce, but many of us may be wasting a little too much time trying to format those pesky spreadsheets. In order to help you work a little bit faster, or maybe more efficiently, we have assembled 40 of the best Excel shortcuts that you need to know

F2 : Edit selected cell

F4 : Repeat last edit

F9 : Calculates all worksheets

F11 : New chart

ALT : Access the ribbon for formulas

ALT + = : Automatically SUM() selected

ALT + Enter : Start a new line in the same cell

ALT + o-c-a : Auto size columns

PG + UP/PG+DOWN : Go to next/previous worksheet

CTRL + ` : Display Formulas

CTRL + Backspace : Show active cell

CTRL + Shift + # : Change Date format with day, month and year.

CTRL + K : To insert Hyperlink.

CTRL+ Shift + $ : Applies the currency format to the selected cells.

CTRL + Shift + ; : Applies border to cells

CTRL + B : Bold

CTRL + I : Italics

CTRL + U : Underline

CTRL + Shift + ~ : General style number

CTRL + Shift + $ : Currency style number

CTRL + Shift + % : Percentage style Number

CTRL + Shift + ^ : Scientific notation style

CTRL + Shift + # : Date style

CTRL + Shift + @ : Time Style

CTRL + Shift + : Number Style

CTRL + F12 : Open

CTRL + Spacebar : Select the entire column

CTRL + [ : Select all cells directly referenced by formulas in the selection

CTRL + ; : Insert actual date in active cell

CTRL + : : Insert actual time in active cell

CTRL + A : Select All

CTRL + Shift + J : List Constants

CTRL + D : Copy equation down

CTRL + F : Find

CTRL + H : Find;Replace

CTRL + Right arrow : Move right

CTRL + Left arrow : Move left

CTRL + Up arrow : Move up

CTRL + Down arrow : Move down

CTRL + Enter : Same data in multiple cells

Shift + Spacebar : Select the entire row

Shift + F3 : Find Previous

 

Explore a new approach to learn 250+ Excel Shortcuts here. Using some of these shortcuts can seem tedious at first, but as soon as you get the motions down, it can speed up your work pace by a lot

Happy Excelling

Team Excelgoodies

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