EXCEL SHORTCUT KEYS

While working with Microsoft Excel, you must have came across the situation where you want to find efficient way of working with Excel and to improve the existing skills.
Keyboard Shortcuts Guide will help you build your interest in Microsoft Excel and would take your skills to next level. This will also help to increase existing productivity level so that saved time can be utilized in learning new skills.
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Excel shortcut keys

Excel Shortcut Keys For - FILE

Create new workbook
Ctrl + N
 + N
Open workbook
Ctrl + O
 + O
Save workbook
Ctrl + S
 + S
Save as
F12
 +  + S
Print file
Ctrl + P
 + P
Open print preview window
Ctrl + F2
 
Close current workbook
Ctrl + W
 + W
Close Excel
Alt + F4
 + Q

Excel Shortcut Keys For - RIBBON

Expand or collapse ribbon
Ctrl + F1
 +  + R
Activate access keys
Alt
 
Move to next ribbon control
Tab
Tab
Activate or open selected control
Space
Space
Confirm control change
Enter
Return
Get help on selected control
F1

Excel Shortcut Keys For - GENERAL

Open options
Alt + F + T
 + /
Undo last action
Ctrl + Z
 + Z
Copy selected cells
Ctrl + C
 + C
Repeat last action
F4
 + Y
Cut selected cells
Ctrl + X
 + X
Paste content from clipboard
Ctrl + V
 + V
Display the Paste Special dialog box
Ctrl + Alt + V
 +  + V
Display find and replace
Ctrl + F
 + F
Display find and replace, replace selected
Ctrl + H
 + H
Find next match
Shift + F4
 + G
Find previous match
Ctrl + Shift + F4
 +  + G
Create embedded chart
Alt + F1
Fn +  + F1
Create chart in new worksheet
F11
Fn + F11

Excel Shortcut Keys For - TABLES AND FILTERS

Insert table
Ctrl + T
 + T
Toggle Autofilter
Ctrl + Shift + L
 +  + F
Activate filter
Alt + 
 + 
Select table row
Shift + Space
 + Space
Select table column
Ctrl + Space
 + Space
Select table
Ctrl + A
 + A
Clear slicer filter
Alt + C
 + C
Toggle table total row
Ctrl + Shift + T
 +  + T

Excel Shortcut Keys For - DRAG AND COPY

Drag and cut
drag
drag
Drag and copy
Ctrl + drag + L
 + drag
Drag and insert
Shift + drag
 + drag
Drag and insert copy
Ctrl + Shift + drag
 +  + drag

Excel Shortcut Keys For - NAVIGATION

Move one cell right
Move one cell left
Move one cell up
Move one cell down
Move one screen right
Alt + PgDn
Fn +  + 
Move one screen left
Alt + PgUp
Fn +  + 
Move one screen up
PgUp
Fn + 
Move one screen down
PgDn
PgDn + 
Move to right edge of data region
Ctrl + 
 + 
Move to left edge of data region
Ctrl + 
 + 
Move to top edge of data region
Ctrl + 
 + 
Move to bottom edge of data region
Ctrl + 
 + 
Move to beginning of row
Home
Fn + 
Move to last cell in worksheet
Ctrl + End
Fn +  + 
Turn End mode on
End
Fn + 
Go back to hyperlink
Ctrl + G + Enter
 + G + Return

Excel Shortcut Keys For - SELECTION

Select entire row
Shift + Space
 + Space
Select entire column
Ctrl + Space
 + Space
Select entire worksheet
Ctrl + A
 + A
Add adjacent cells to selection
Shift + Click
 + Click
Same selection in next column
 
 + Tab
Same selection in previous column
 
 +  + Tab
Move right between non-adjacent selections
Ctrl + Alt + 
 +  + 
Move left between non-adjacent selections
Ctrl + Alt + 
 +  + 
Toggle add to selection mode
Shift + F8
Fn +  + F8
Cancel selection
Esc
Esc

Excel Shortcut Keys For - FORMATTING

Format cells
Ctrl + 1
 + 1
Display Format Cells with Font tab selected
Ctrl + Shift + F
 +  + F
Apply or remove bold
Ctrl + B
 + B
Apply or remove italics
Ctrl + I
 + I
Apply or remove underscore
Ctrl + U
 + U
Apply or remove strikethrough
Ctrl + 5
 +  + X
Align center
Alt + H + AC
 + E
Align left
Alt + H + AL
 + L
Align right
Alt + H + AR
 + R
Indent
Alt + H + 6
 +  + Tab
Remove indent
Alt + H + 5
 +  +  + Tab
Wrap text
Alt + H + W
 
Align top
Alt + H + AT
 
Align middle
Alt + H + AM
 
Align bottom
Alt + H + AB
 
Increase font size one step
Alt + H + FK
 +  + <
Decrease font size one step
Alt + H + FG
 +  + >

Excel Shortcut Keys For - NUMBER FORMATTING

Apply general format
Ctrl + Shift + ~
 +  + ~
Apply number format
Ctrl + Shift + !
 +  + !
Apply time format
Ctrl + Shift + @
 +  + @
Apply date format
Ctrl + Shift + #
 +  + #
Apply currency format
Ctrl + Shift + $
 +  + $
Apply percentage format
Ctrl + Shift + %
 +  + %
Apply scientific format
Ctrl + Shift + ^
 +  + ^

Excel Shortcut Keys For - BORDERS

Open list of border styles from Ribbon
Alt + H + B
 
Add border around selected cells
Ctrl + Shift + &
 +  + 
Add or remove right border
Alt + H + BR
 
Add or remove left border
Alt + H + BL
 
Add or remove top border
Alt + H + BP
 
Add or remove bottom border
Alt + H + BO
 
Add all borders to all cells in selection
Alt + H + BA
 
Remove borders
Ctrl + Shift + 

Excel Shortcut Keys For - FORMULAS

Begin entering a formula
= OR +
 
Toggle absolute and relative references (in cell edit mode)
F4
 + T
Open the Insert Function Dialog Box
Shift + F3
Fn +  + F3
Autosum
Alt + =
 +  + T
Toggle displaying formulas on and off
Ctrl + `
 + `
Insert function arguments
Ctrl + Shift + A
 +  + A
Enter array formula
Ctrl + Shift + Enter
 +  + Return
Calculate worksheets
F9
Fn + F9
Calculate active worksheet
Shift + F9
 
Force calculate all worksheets
Ctrl + Alt + F9
 
Evaluate part of a formula (in cell edit mode)
F9
 
Expand or collapse the formula bar
Ctrl + Shift + U
 +  + U
Display function arguments dialog box
Ctrl + A
 + A
Open Name Manager
Ctrl + F3
 
Create name from values in row(s)/column(s)
Ctrl + Shift + F3
Fn +  +  + F3
Paste name into formula
F3
 
Accept function with auto-complete
Tab
 + Tab

Excel Shortcut Keys For - GRID OPERATIONS

Display Insert Dialog box
Ctrl + +
 +  + +
Insert selected number of rows
Ctrl + +
 +  + +
Insert selected number of columns
Ctrl + +
 +  + +
Display Delete dialog box
Ctrl + 
 + 
Delete selected number of rows
Ctrl + 
 + 
Delete selected number of columns
Ctrl + 
 + 
Delete contents of selected cells
Delete
Fn + Delete
Hide columns
Ctrl + 0
 + 0
Hide rows
Ctrl + 9
 + 9
Unhide rows
Ctrl + Shift + 9
 +  + 9
Group rows or columns (with rows/columns selected)
Alt + Shift + 
 +  + K
Ungroup rows or columns (with rows/columns selected)
Alt + Shift + 
 +  + J
Hide or show outline symbols
Ctrl + 8
 + 8

Excel Shortcut Keys For - PIVOT TABLES

Pivot Tables
 
 
Create pivot table
Alt + N + V
 
Select entire pivot table
Ctrl + A
 + A
Group pivot table items
Alt + Shift + 
 +  + K
Ungroup pivot table items
Alt + Shift + 
 +  + J
Hide (filter out) pivot table item
Ctrl + 
Ctrl + 
Unhide (clear filter on) pivot table item
Alt + H + SC
 
Insert pivot chart
Alt + NS + ZC

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