Excels Keyboard Shortcuts Shortcut key

Action
Ctrl+A Ctrl+B Ctrl+C Ctrl+D Ctrl+F Ctrl+G Ctrl+H Ctrl+I Ctrl+K Ctrl+N Ctrl+O Ctrl+P Ctrl+R Ctrl+S Ctrl+U Ctrl+V Ctrl W Ctrl+X Ctrl+Y Ctrl+Z F1 F2 F3 F4 F4

Menu equivalent comments
Select All Bold Copy Fill Down Find Goto Replace Italic Insert Hyperlink New Workbook Open Print Fill Right Save Underline Paste Close

Version
None Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold Edit, Copy Edit, Fill, Down Edit, Find Edit, Goto Edit, Replace Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic Insert, Hyperlink File, New File, Open File, Print Edit, Fill Right File, Save Format, Cells, Font, Underline, Single Edit, Paste File, Close All All All All All All All All Excel 97/2000 All All All All All All

F5 F6 F7 F8

All Excel 97/2000 Cut Edit, Cut All Repeat Edit, Repeat All Undo Edit, Undo All Help Help, Contents and Index All Edit None All Paste Name Insert, Name, Paste All Repeat last action Edit, Repeat. Works while not in All Edit mode. While typing a formula, None All switch between absolute/relative refs Goto Edit, Goto All Next Pane None All Spell check Tools, Spelling All Extend mode None All

F9 F10 F11 F12 Ctrl+: Ctrl+; Ctrl+" Ctrl+' Shift

Shift+F1 Shift+F2 Shift+F3 Shift+F4 Shift+F5 Shift+F6 Shift+F8 Shift+F9 Shift+F10 Shift+F11 Shift+F12 Ctrl+F3 Ctrl+F4 Ctrl+F5 Ctrl+F6 Shift+Ctrl+F6 Ctrl+F7 Ctrl+F8 Ctrl+F9 Ctrl+F10 Ctrl+F11

Recalculate all workbooks Activate Menubar New Chart Save As Insert Current Time Insert Current Date Copy Value from Cell Above Copy Fromula from Cell Above Hold down shift for additional functions in Excel's menu What's This? Edit cell comment Paste function into formula Find Next Find Previous Pane Add to selection Calculate active worksheet Display shortcut menu New worksheet Save Define name Close XL, Restore window size Next workbook window Previous workbook window Move window Resize window Minimize workbook Maximize or restore window Inset 4.0 Macro sheet

Tools, Options, Calculation, Calc,Now N/A Insert, Chart File, Save As None None Edit, Paste Special, Value Edit, Copy none

All All All All All All All All Excel 97/2000 All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All All

Help, What's This? Insert, Edit Comments Insert, Function Edit, Find, Find Next Edit, Find, Find Next None None Calc Sheet None Insert, Worksheet File, Save Insert, Names, Define File, Close Restore Window, ... Window, ... XL, XL, XL, XL, Move Size Minimize Maximize

Ctrl+F12 Alt+F1

File Open Insert Chart

None in Excel 97. In versions prior to 97 - Insert, Macro, 4.0 Macro File, Open Insert, Chart...

All All

Alt+F2 Alt+F4 Alt+F8

Save As Exit Macro dialog box

File, Save As File, Exit Tools, Macro, Macros in Excel 97 Tools,Macros - in earlier versions

All All Excel 97/2000

Alt+F11 Ctrl+Shift+F3

Visual Basic Editor

Create name by using names of row and column labels Ctrl+Shift+F6 Previous Window Ctrl+Shift+F12 Print Alt+Shift+F1 New worksheet Alt+Shift+F2 Save Alt+= AutoSum Ctrl+` Toggle Value/Formula display Ctrl+Shift+A Insert argument names into formula Alt+Down Display AutoComplete arrow list Alt+' Format Style dialog box Ctrl+Shift+~ Ctrl+Shift+! Ctrl+Shift+@ Ctrl+Shift+# Ctrl+Shift+$ Ctrl+Shift+% Ctrl+Shift+^ Ctrl+Shift+& Ctrl+Shift+_ Ctrl+Shift+* Ctrl++ General format Comma format Time format Date format Currency format Percent format Exponential format Place outline border around selected cells Remove outline border Select current region Insert

Tools, Macro, Visual Basic Editor Excel 97/2000 Insert, Name, Create All

Window, ... File, Print Insert, Worksheet File, Save No direct equivalent Tools, Options, View, Formulas No direct equivalent None Format, Style Format, Cells, Number, Category, General Format, Cells, Number, Category, Number Format, Cells, Number, Category, Time Format, Cells, Number, Category, Date Format, Cells, Number, Category, Currency Format, Cells, Number, Category, Percentage Format, Cells, Number, Category, Format, Cells, Border

All All All All All All All Excel 95 All All All All All All All All All

Format, Cells, Border All Edit, Goto, Special, Current All Region Insert, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) All Depends on selection

Ctrl+Ctrl+1 Ctrl+2 Ctrl+3 Ctrl+4 Ctrl+5 Ctrl+6 Ctrl+7 Ctrl+8 Ctrl+9 Ctrl+0 Ctrl+Shift+( Ctrl+Shift+) Alt or F10 Ctrl+Tab

Delete Format cells dialog box Bold Italic Underline Strikethrough Show/Hide objects Show/Hide Standard toolbar Toggle Outline symbols Hide rows Hide columns Unhide rows Unhide columns Activate the menu In toolbar: next toolbar

Delete, (Rows, Columns, or Cells) Depends on selection Format, Cells Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Bold Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Italic Format, Cells, Font, Font Style, Underline Format, Cells, Font, Effects, Strikethrough Tools, Options, View, Objects, Show All/Hide View, Toolbars, Stardard None Format, Format, Format, Format, None None

All All All All All All All All All All All All All All Excel 97/2000 Excel 97/2000

Row, Hide Column, Hide Row, Unhide Column, Unhide

Shift+Ctrl+Tab In toolbar: previous None toolbar Ctrl+Tab In a workbook: activate None next workbook