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Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Date:2020-9-28 Author:Sandra

Familiar with the shortcut keys in Excel can make our work more efficient. We all know that Excel has a lot of shortcut keys. But today the author will share you ten very useful shortcuts. Each one is super easy to use. You’d better learn it!

1. Percentage Format

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl + Shift + 5

This set of shortcut keys can set the cell number format to percentage format.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

2. Currency Format

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl + Shift + 4

This set of shortcut keys can quickly change data into a currency format.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

3. Unified Entry

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+Enter

If you want to enter the same content in multiple blank cells, would you enter one by one? You only need to use the mouse to select an area, and press F5, a window will pop up. You need to select blank cells in this [Go To Special]window. Now, enter the content that you want. Press Ctrl and Enter, the content you just entered will appear in all blank cells in the just selected area.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

4. Quickly Beautify the Table

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+T

Do you want to beautify your table quickly? Just use the shortcut keys [Ctrl+T].

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

5. Repeat the Previous Step

Shortcut Keys:F4

The shortcut keys that repeat the previous step can help us complete a lot of repetitive tasks. I fill one cell to orange, and the other cells just need to press F4.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

6. Quickly Select Cells

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+Shift+ Arrow keys (↓← ↑→)

Sometimes our table is very long and it’s wasting time to select the data downwards, so we only need to use the shortcut keys [Ctrl+Shift+↓] Of course, the other directions are the same.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

7. Fill Down/Fill Right

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+D/Ctrl+R

Ctrl + D can fill down, not only can copy the content, but also the formula. Ctrl + R is to fill to right.

(1) Copy the Content

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

(2)Copy the Formula

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

8. Compare Two Columns of Data

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+\

How should we quickly find out the different content of the two sets of data? Just use the mouse to select the cells that need to be compared, and then use the shortcut keys [Ctrl+\].

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

9.Sum Quickly

Shortcut Keys: Alt+=

It can quickly get columns, rows, and even the sum of multiple columns and multiple rows.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

10. Fill Quickly

Shortcut Keys: Ctrl+E

This is the most powerful shortcut in Excel. It can help us accomplish a lot of work.

Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts
Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts
Ten Useful Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Hope these useful tips in Microsoft Excel can help you. In addition, there are more shortcuts tips to share.

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