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MICROSOFT OFFICE SELECTION SUPREMACY

Shortcut Key / Combo CTRL+SHIFT+* CTRL+A Description / Result Selects the current region around the active cell (the data area enclosed by blank rows and blank columns). If worksheet is blank: Selects whole worksheet. Just like pressing the select all button at the top left corner where the rows and columns meet.If worksheet is NOT blank:  selects the current region.  Executing the combo second time selects whole worksheet. selects every cell that contains comment. Toggle extended selection mode on or off. When on (status bar notifies “Extended Selection”) selection extends in the direction of arrow key pressed. Toggles “Add to selection” mode on or off. When on (status bar notifies “Add to selection”) any cell, row or column highlighted or selected will be added to selection. It helps selecting nonadjacent cells and also range of cells extends the selection by one cell (row or column) in the direction of arrow keys pressed extends the selection to next nonblank cell in the same row or column in the direction of arrow key pressed. On the worksheet extends the selection of cells to the last bottom right cell used on the worksheet. Even if it is empty if it has been used selection will extend to that cell.In the formula barselects text input in formula bar from the cursor position till the end without affecting height of formula bar By default, on pressing completes the input and move

CTRL+SHIFT+O F8

SHIFT+F8

SHIFT+ARROW KEY CTRL+SHIFT+ARROW KEY

CTRL+SHIFT+END

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the selection to the cell below. selects the cells in other rows with values that do not match the values in the row where active cell is select cells with unequal or unique values within the SHIFT+SPACEBAR CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR Ctrl+Shift+\ . If object is selected selects all objects on a worksheet. toggles between selecting the table row and the entire row of worksheet selects the entire worksheet. Each time one worksheet is selected selects an entire column in a worksheet. Each time one worksheet is selected. and the entire column. selects the current and previous sheet in the same workbook. Pressing the second time selects the current region and its summary rows.If the worksheet contains data Pressing once selects the current region. Shift+backspace Ctrl+/ Ctrl+Shift+O (letter O) Ctrl+\ Having multiple cells selected. CTRL+SHIFT+HOME CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE UP CTRL+SPACEBAR Selects all the rows and columns between the active cell and the first cell A1 of worksheet selects the current and the next work sheet in a workbook.If worksheet has tableInside the table. toggle between selecting the data. select entire column.If used outside a table. It can be changed in Excel’s options. Select the array containing the active cell. selects an entire row in a worksheet. Pressing the third time selects the entire worksheet. If used inside a table. executing this combo will reduce the selection to active cell. Select all cells that contain comments. Within the selection. data and headers.

Ctrl+[ (opening square bracket or box bracket) Ctrl+] (closing square bracket or box bracket) Ctrl+Shift+{ (opening brace or curly brack) Ctrl+Shift+} (closing brace or curly bracket) Alt+. For example filtered results. Selects all such cells that contain formula that refer directly to active cell. CTRL+SHIFT+_ (underscore) Removes the outline border from the selected cells. Select only the visible cells from the current selection. It will also exclude such cells from selection that contain formulaSame as “Ctrl + Shift + |” below Ctrl+Shift+| or Ctrl+Shift+\ Within the selection.selection i. . (semicolon) Worth mentioning CTRL+SHIFT+( (opening round bracket) CTRL+SHIFT+& It will unhide any rows hidden inside the selection Applies the outline border to the selected cells. Select all such cells that contain formulas that directly or indirectly refer to active cell.e. Having a cell selected that contains formula executing this combo will select all the cells on which formula directly or indirectly depends or to which formula directly or indirectly refers. the values that repeat will not be selected. selects the cells in other columns with values that do not match the values in the column where active cell is Having a cell selected that contains formula executing this combo will select all the cells on which formula directly depends or to which formula directly refers.