Function Keys for MS Excel in MS Office

Function Keys for MS Excel in MS Office

MS EXCEL Tips And ShortCut Keys

F2                                 Edit the selected cell.

F3                                 After a name has been created, F3 will paste names.

F4                                 Repeat last action. For example, if you changed the color of text

F4                                 will change the text in cell to the same color.

F5                                 Go to a specific cell. For example, C6.

F7                                 Spell check selected text or document.

F11                               Create chart from selected data.

Ctrl + Shift + ;               Enter the current time.

Ctrl + ;                          Enter the current date.

Alt + Shift + F1             Insert New Worksheet.

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.

Shift + F3                      Open the Excel formula window.

Shift + F5                      Bring up search box.

Ctrl + 1                         Open the Format Cells window.

Ctrl + A                        Select all contents of the worksheet.

Ctrl + B                         Bold highlighted selection.

Ctrl + I                         Italic highlighted selection.

Ctrl + K                        Insert link.

Ctrl + S                         Save the open worksheet.

Ctrl + U                        Underline highlighted selection.

Ctrl + 1                         Change the format of selected cells.

Ctrl + 5                         Strikethrough highlighted selection.

Ctrl + P                         Bring up the print dialog box to begin the printing process.

Ctrl + Z                         Undo last action.

Ctrl + F3                       Open Excel Name Manager.

Ctrl + F9                       Minimize current window.

Ctrl + F10                     Maximize currently selected window.

Ctrl + F6                       Switch between open workbooks or windows.

Ctrl + Page up               Move between work sheets in the same document.

Ctrl + Page down           Move between work sheets in the same 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 the cell currently selected.

Ctrl + Shift + 1             Format number in comma format.

Ctrl + Shift + 4             Format number in currency format.

Ctrl + Shift + 3             Format number in date format.

Ctrl + Shift + 5             Format number in percentage format.

Ctrl + Shift + 6             Format number in scientific format.

Ctrl + Shift + 2             Format number in time format.

Ctrl + Arrow key          Move to next section of text.

Ctrl + Space                  Select entire column.

Shift + Space                Select entire row.

Ctrl + –                         Delete the selected column or row.

Ctrl + Shift + =             Insert a new column or row.

Ctrl + Home                 Move to cell A1.

Ctrl + ~                        Switch between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.

What is Formating in MS Excel

Formatting allows you to change a cell’s design in professional lay based on the information within the cell.
To get started, highlight the group of cells you want to use formatting on. Then choose “Formatting” from the Home menu and select your logi.A window will pop up that prompts you to provide more information about your formatting rule. Select “OK” when you’re done, and you should see your results automatically appear.

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