ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+YRepeats the last entry.
Ctrl+ZUndo the last action.
Ctrl+1Changes the format of the selected cells.
Ctrl+2Bolds all cells in the highlighted section.
Ctrl+3Puts italics all cells in the highlighted section.
Ctrl+4Underlines all cells in highlighted section.
Ctrl+5Puts a strikethrough all cells in the highlighted section.
Ctrl+6Shows or hides objects.
Ctrl+7Shows or hides the toolbar.
Ctrl+8Toggles the outline symbols.
Ctrl+9Hides rows.
Ctrl+0Hides columns.
Ctrl+Shift+:Enters the current time.
Ctrl+;Enters the current date.
Ctrl+`Changes between displaying cell values or formulas in the worksheet.
Ctrl+’Copies a formula from the cell above.
Ctrl+Shift+”Copies value from cell above.
Ctrl+-Deletes the selected column or row.
Ctrl+Shift+=Inserts a new column or row.
Ctrl+Shift+~Switches between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.
[email protected]Applies time formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+!Applies comma formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+$Applies currency formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+#Applies date formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+%Applies percentage formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+^Applies exponential formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+*Selects the current region around the active cell.
Ctrl+Shift+&Places border around selected cells.
Ctrl+Shift+_Removes a border.
Ctrl++Insert.
Ctrl+-Delete.
Ctrl+Shift+(Unhide rows.
Ctrl+Shift+)Unhide columns.
Ctrl+/Selects the array containing the active cell.
Ctrl+\Selects the cells that have a static value or don’t match the formula in the active cell.
Ctrl+[Selects all cells referenced by formulas in the highlighted section.
Ctrl+]Selects cells that contain formulas that reference the active cell.
Ctrl+Shift+{Selects all cells directly or indirectly referenced by formulas in the highlighted section.
Ctrl+Shift+}Selects cells which contain formulas that directly or indirectly reference the active cell.
Ctrl+Shift+| (pipe)Selects the cells within a column that don’t match the formula or static value in the active cell.
Ctrl+EnterFills the selected cells with the current entry.
Ctrl+SpacebarSelects the entire column.
Ctrl+Shift+SpacebarSelects the entire worksheet.
Ctrl+HomeMove to cell A1.
Ctrl+EndMove to last cell on worksheet.
Ctrl+TabMove between Two or more open Excel files.
Ctrl+Shift+TabActivates the previous workbook.
Ctrl+Shift+AInserts argument names into a formula.
Ctrl+Shift+FOpens the drop-down menu for fonts.
Ctrl+Shift+OSelects all of the cells that contain comments.
Ctrl+Shift+POpens the drop-down menu for point size.
Shift+InsertPastes what is stored on the clipboard.
Shift+Page UpIn a single column, highlights all cells above that which are selected.
Shift+Page DownIn a single column, highlights all cells above that which are selected.
Shift+HomeHighlights all text to the left of the cursor.
Shift+EndHighlights all text to the right of the cursor.
Shift+Up ArrowExtends the highlighted area up one cell.
Shift+Down ArrowExtends the highlighted area down one cell.
Shift+Left ArrowExtends the highlighted area left one character.
Shift +Right ArrowExtends the highlighted area right one character.
Alt+TabCycles through applications.
Alt+SpacebarOpens the system menu.
Alt+BackpspaceUndo.
Alt+EnterWhile typing text in a cell, pressing Alt+Enter will move to the next line, allowing for multiple lines of text in one cell.
Alt+=Creates a formula to sum all of the above cells.
Alt+’Allows formatting on a dialog box.
F1Opens the Help menu.
F2Edits the selected cell.
F3After a name has been created, F3 will paste names.
F4Repeats last action. For example, if you changed the color of text in another cell, pressing F4 will change the text in cell to the same color.
F5Goes to a specific cell. For example, C6.
F6Move to the next pane.
F7Spell check selected text or document.
F8Enters Extend Mode.
F9Recalculates every workbook.
F10Activates the menu bar.
F11Creates a chart from selected data.
F12Save as.
Shift+F1Opens the “What’s This?” window.
Shift+F2Allows the user to edit a cell comment.
Shift+F3Opens the Excel formula window.
Shift+F5Brings up a search box.
Shift+F6Move to previous pane.
Shift+F8Add to selection.
Shift+F9Performs calculate function on activesheet.
Ctrl+F3Open Excel Name Manager.
Ctrl+F4Closes current Window.
Ctrl+F5Restores window size.
Ctrl+F6Next workbook.
Ctrl+Shift+F6Previous workbook.
Ctrl+F7Moves the window.
Ctrl+F8Resizes the window.
Ctrl+F9Minimize current window.
Ctrl+F10Maximize currently selected window.
Ctrl+F11Inserts a macro sheet.
Ctrl+F12Opens a file.
Ctrl+Shift+F3Creates names by using those of either row or column labels.
Ctrl+Shift+F6Moves to the previous worksheet window.
Ctrl+Shift+F12Prints the current worksheet.
Alt+F1Inserts a chart.
Alt+F2Save as.
Alt+F4Exits Excel.
Alt+F8Opens the macro dialog box.
Alt+F11Opens the Visual Basic editor.
Alt+Shift+F1Creates a new worksheet.
Alt+Shift+F2Saves the current worksheet.