Microsoft Excel Shortcut Keys

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In this tutorial, we will share the list of complete Microsoft Excel shortcut keys with description. It will help you to increase your productivity in your work. If you are a beginner, then it helps you to understand the basic computer functionality and Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft Excel Shortcut keys With Description

Microsoft Excel keyword shortcut keys make your work easier, quicker to navigating and executing commands in computer software programs.

Below is the list of complete Microsoft Excel Shortcut keys with descriptions


Shortcut Key Description
F2 Edit the selected cell
F5 Go to a specific cell
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 + K Insert link
Ctrl + F Open find and replace options
Ctrl + G Open go-to options
Ctrl + H Open find and replace options
Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection
Ctrl + Y Redo the changes
Ctrl +5 Strikethrough highlighted selection
Ctrl + O Open options
Ctrl + N Open new document
Ctrl + P Open print dialog box
Ctrl + S Save
Ctrl +Z Undo last action
Ctrl + F9 Minimize current window
Ctrl + F10 Maximize currently selected window
Ctrl + F6 Switch between open workbooks / windows
Ctrl + F9 Move between Excel worksheets in the same document
Ctrl + Tab Move between two or more open Excel files
Alt + = Create formula to sum all of above cells
Ctrl + ‘ Insert value of above cell into current cell
Ctrl + [ Decrease selected font -1
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 scientific format
Ctrl + Shift + @ Format number in time format
Ctrl + → Move to next section of text
Ctrl + Space Select entire column
Shift + Space Select entire row
Ctrl + W Close document


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