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Shortcut Key Action


1 Alt or F10 Activate the menu
2 Alt+ Format Style dialog box
3 Alt+= AutoSum
4 Alt+Down arrow Display AutoComplete list
5 Alt+F1 Insert Chart
6 Alt+F11 Visual Basic Editor
7 Alt+F2 Save As
8 Alt+F4 Exit
9 Alt+F8 Macro dialog box
10 Alt+Shift+F1 New worksheet
11 Alt+Shift+F2 Save
12 Ctrl W Close
13 Ctrl+- Delete
14 Ctrl+" Copy Value from Cell Above
15 Ctrl+: Insert Current Time
16 Ctrl+; Insert Current Date
17 Ctrl+` Toggle Value/Formula display
18 Ctrl+ Copy Formula from Cell Above
19 Ctrl++ Insert
20 Ctrl+0 Hide columns
21 Ctrl+1 Format cells dialog box
22 Ctrl+2 Bold
23 Ctrl+3 Italic
24 Ctrl+4 Underline
25 Ctrl+5 Strikethrough
26 Ctrl+6 Show/Hide objects
27 Ctrl+7 Show/Hide Standard toolbar
28 Ctrl+8 Toggle Outline symbols
29 Ctrl+9 Hide rows
30 Ctrl+A Select All
31 Ctrl+Alt+F9
Calculate all worksheets in all open
workbooks, regardless of whether they have
changed since the last calculation.
32 Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F9
Rechecks dependent formulas and then
calculates all cells in all open workbooks,
including cells not marked as needing to be
calculated.
33 Ctrl+B Bold
34 Ctrl+C Copy
35 Ctrl+D Fill Down
36 Ctrl+F Find
37 Ctrl+F10 Maximize or restore window
38 Ctrl+F11 Inset 4.0 Macro sheet
39 Ctrl+F12 File Open
40 Ctrl+F3 Define name
41 Ctrl+F4 Close
42 Ctrl+F5 XL, Restore window size
43 Ctrl+F6 Next workbook window
44 Ctrl+F7 Move window
45 Ctrl+F8 Resize window
46 Ctrl+F9 Minimize workbook
47 Ctrl+G Goto
48 Ctrl+H Replace
49 Ctrl+I Italic
50 Ctrl+K Insert Hyperlink
51 Ctrl+N New Workbook
52 Ctrl+O Open
53 Ctrl+P Print
54 Ctrl+R Fill Right
55 Ctrl+S Save
56 Ctrl+Shift+! Comma format
57 Ctrl+Shift+# Date format
58 Ctrl+Shift+$ Currency format
59 Ctrl+Shift+% Percent format
60 Ctrl+Shift+& Place outline border around selected cells
61 Ctrl+Shift+( Unhide rows
62 Ctrl+Shift+) Unhide columns
63 Ctrl+Shift+*
Select the current region around the active
cell. In a PivotTable report, select the entire
PivotTable report.
64 Ctrl+Shift+@ Time format
65 Ctrl+Shift+^ Exponential format
66 Ctrl+Shift+_ Remove outline border
67 Ctrl+Shift+~ General format
68 Ctrl+Shift+A Insert argument names into formula
69 Ctrl+Shift+F12 Print
70 Ctrl+Shift+F3
Create name by using names of row and
column labels
71 Ctrl+Shift+F6 Previous Window
72 Ctrl+Tab In toolbar: next toolbar
73 Ctrl+U Underline
74 Ctrl+V Paste
75 Ctrl+X Cut
76 Ctrl+Y Repeat
77 Ctrl+Z Undo
78 F1 Help
79 F10 Activate Menubar
80 F11 New Chart
81 F12 Save As
82 F2 Edit
83 F3 Paste Name
84 F4 Repeat last action
85 F4
While typing a formula, switch between
absolute/relative refs
86 F5 Goto
87 F6 Next Pane
88 F7 Spell check
89 F8 Extend mode
90 F9 Recalculate all workbooks
91 Shift
Hold down shift for additional functions in
Excels menu
92 Shift+Ctrl+F6 Previous workbook window
93 Shift+F1 Whats This?
94 Shift+F10 Display shortcut menu
95 Shift+F11 New worksheet
96 Shift+F12 Save
97 Shift+F2 Edit cell comment
98 Shift+F3 Paste function into formula
99 Shift+F4 Find Next
100 Shift+F5 Find
101 Shift+F6 Previous Pane
102 Shift+F8 Add to selection
103 Shift+F9 Calculate active worksheet
Menu equivalent comments version Imp
None All
Format, Style All
No direct equivalent All Y
None Excel 95 Y
Insert, Chart... All Y
Tools, Macro, Visual Basic Editor Excel 97/2000 +
File, Save As All
File, Exit All
Tools, Macro, Macros in Excel 97
Tools,Macros - in earlier versions
Excel 97/2000 +
Insert, Worksheet All Y
File, Save All
File, Close Excel 97/2000 +
Delete, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) Depends
on selection
All Y
Edit, Paste Special, Value All Y
None All
None All Y
Tools, Options, View, Formulas All Y
Edit, Copy All
Insert, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) Depends
on selection
All Y
Format, Column, Hide All Y
Format, Cells All
Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold All
Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic All
Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Underline All
Format, Cells, Font, Effects, Strikethrough All
Tools, Options, View, Objects, Show
All/Hide
All
View, Toolbars, Stardard All
None All
Format, Row, Hide All
None All
None Excel 97/2000 +
None Excel 97/2000 +
Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold All
Edit, Copy All
Edit, Fill, Down All Y
Edit, Find All Y
XL, Maximize All
None in Excel 97. In versions prior to 97 -
Insert, Macro, 4.0 Macro
All
File, Open All
Insert, Names, Define All
File, Close All Y
Restore All
Window, ... All
XL, Move All
XL, Size All
XL, Minimize All
Edit, Goto All
Edit, Replace All Y
Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic All
Insert, Hyperlink Excel 97/2000 +
File, New All
File, Open All
File, Print All Y
Edit, Fill Right All Y
File, Save All
Format, Cells, Number, Category, Number All
Format, Cells, Number, Category, Date All
Format, Cells, Number, Category, Currency All
Format, Cells, Number, Category,
Percentage
All
Format, Cells, Border All
Format, Row, Unhide All
Format, Column, Unhide All
Edit, Goto, Special, Current Region All Y
Format, Cells, Number, Category, Time All
Format, Cells, Number, Category, All
Format, Cells, Border All
Format, Cells, Number, Category, General All
No direct equivalent All
File, Print All
Insert, Name, Create All
Window, ... All
None Excel 97/2000 +
Format, Cells, Font, Underline, Single All
Edit, Paste All
Edit, Cut All
Edit, Repeat All
Edit, Undo All
Help, Contents and Index All
N/A All
Insert, Chart All
File, Save As All
None All Y
Insert, Name, Paste All
Edit, Repeat. Works while not in Edit
mode.
All Y
None All Y
Edit, Goto All
None All
Tools, Spelling All
None All
Tools, Options, Calculation, Calc Now All Y
none Excel 97/2000 +
Window, ... All
Help, Whats This? All
None All
Insert, Worksheet All
File, Save All
Insert, Edit Comments All
Insert, Function All
Edit, Find, Find Next All
Edit, Find, Find Next All
None All
None All
Tools, Options, Calculation, Calc Sheet All