Microsoft Excel 2019 keyboard shortcuts

Microsoft Excel 2019  

Zeynel -
6 years ago
- Shortcuts

Excel shortcuts will help you work on your spreadsheets more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse.

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Ctrl + W

Close a workbook

-3
Ctrl + O

Open a workbook

1
Alt + H

Go to the Home tab

1
Ctrl + S

Save a workbook

1
Ctrl + C

Copy

0
Ctrl + V

Paste

0
Ctrl + Z

Undo

0
Del

Remove cell contents

-2
Alt + H then H

Choose a fill color

-1
Ctrl + X

Cut

0
Alt + N

Go to Insert tab

0
Ctrl + B

Bold

1
Alt + H then A then C

Center align cell contents

0
Alt + P

Go to Page Layout tab

2
Alt + A

Go to Data tab

1
Alt + W

Go to View tab

1
↑  Shift + F10

Open context menu

0
or
0
Alt + H then B

Add borders

0
Alt + H then D then C

Delete column

0
Alt + M

Go to Formula tab

2
Ctrl + 9

Hide the selected rows

1
Ctrl + 0

Hide the selected columns

1
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + F3

Create names from selection

1
Alt + D then F then A

Advanced filter

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-1
Alt + Q

then enter the search term: Open the Tell me box on the Ribbon and type a search term for assistance or Help content

0
Alt + F

Open the File page and use Backstage view

-1
Alt + H

Open the Home tab and format text and numbers and use the Find tool

1
Alt + N

Open the Insert tab and insert PivotTables, charts, add-ins, Sparklines, pictures, shapes, headers, or text boxes

-1
Alt + P

Open the Page Layout tab and work with themes, page setup, scale, and alignment

1
Alt + M

Open the Formulas tab and insert, trace, and customize functions and calculations

0
Alt + A

Open the Data tab and connect to, sort, filter, analyze, and work with data

0
Alt + R

Open the Review tab and check spelling, add comments, and protect sheets and workbooks

-1
Alt + W

Open the View tab and preview page breaks and layouts, show and hide gridlines and headings, set zoom magnification, manage windows and panes, and view macros

0
Alt

(to move to a different tab, use access keys or the arrow keys) Select the active tab of the ribbon, and activate the access keys.

2
F10

To move to a different tab, use access keys or the arrow keys.  Select the active tab of the ribbon, and activate the access keys.

0
Tab

Move the focus to commands on the ribbon

3
or ↑  Shift + Tab
0

Move among the items on the Ribbon

0
Space

Activate a selected button

0
or ⤶ Enter
1

Open the list for a selected command

-1
Alt +

Open the menu for a selected button

1

When a menu or submenu is open, move to the next command

1
Ctrl + F1

Expand or collapse the ribbon

0
↑  Shift + F10

Open a context menu

0
or
0

Move to the submenu when a main menu is open or selected

0
↑  Shift + Tab

Move to the previous cell in a worksheet or the previous option in a dialog box

0

Move one cell up in a worksheet

0

Move one cell down in a worksheet

0

Move one cell left in a worksheet

0

Move one cell right in a worksheet

0
Ctrl +

Move to the edge of the current data region in a worksheet

0
End then

Enter End mode, move to the next nonblank cell in the same column or row as the active cell, and turn off End mode. If the cells are blank, move to the last cell in the row or column

1
Ctrl + End

Move to the last cell on a worksheet, to the lowest used row of the rightmost used column

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0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + End

Extend the selection of cells to the last used cell on the worksheet (lower-right corner)

-1
Home + Scroll Lock

Move to the cell in the upper-left corner of the window when Scroll Lock is turned on

4
Ctrl + Home

Move to the beginning of a worksheet

0
Page Down

Move one screen down in a worksheet

0
Ctrl + Page Down

Move to the next sheet in a workbook

0
Alt + Page Down

Move one screen to the right in a worksheet

0
Page Up

Move one screen up in a worksheet

0
Alt + Page Up

Move one screen to the left in a worksheet

0
Ctrl + Page Up

Move to the previous sheet in a workbook

0
Tab

Move one cell to the right in a worksheet. Or, in a protected worksheet, move between unlocked cells

0
Ctrl + Alt + 5

and then the Tab key repeatedly: Cycle through floating shapes, such as text boxes or images

0
Esc

Exit the floating shape navigation and return to the normal navigation

2
Ctrl + 1

Open the Format Cells dialog box

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + F

Format fonts in the Format Cells dialog box

0
or Ctrl + ↑  Shift + P
2
F2

Edit the active cell and put the insertion point at the end of its contents. Or, if editing is turned off for the cell, move the insertion point into the formula bar. If editing a formula, toggle Point mode off or on so you can use arrow keys to create a reference

0
↑  Shift + F2

Add or edit a cell comment

1
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + +

Open the Insert dialog to insert blank cells

0
Ctrl + -

Open the Delete dialog box to delete selected cells

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + :

Enter the current time

0
Ctrl + ;

Enter the current date

1
Ctrl + `

Switch between displaying cell values or formulas in the worksheet

0
Ctrl + '

Copy a formula from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar

0
Ctrl + X

Move the selected cells

0
Ctrl + C

Copy the selected cells

0
Ctrl + V

Paste content at the insertion point, replacing any selection

3
Ctrl + Alt + V

Open the Paste Special dialog box

0
Ctrl + I

Italicize text or remove italic formatting

0
or Ctrl + 3
0
Ctrl + B

Bold text or remove bold formatting

0
or Ctrl + 2
0
Ctrl + U

Underline text or remove underline

0
or Ctrl + 4
0
Ctrl + 5

Apply or remove strikethrough formatting

-2
Ctrl + 6

Switch between hiding objects, displaying objects, and displaying placeholders for objects

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + &

Apply an outline border to the selected cells

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + _

Remove the outline border from the selected cells

0
Ctrl + 8

Display or hide the outline symbols

4
Ctrl + D

Use the Fill Down command to copy the contents and format of the topmost cell of a selected range into the cells below

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + ~

Apply the General number format

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + $

Apply the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses)

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + %

Apply the Percentage format with no decimal places

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + ^

Apply the Scientific number format with two decimal places

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + #

Apply the Date format with the day, month, and year

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + @

Apply the Time format with the hour and minute, and AM or PM

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + !

Apply the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values

0
Ctrl + K

Open the Insert hyperlink dialog

0
F7

Check spelling in the active worksheet or selected range

1
Ctrl + Q

Display the Quick Analysis options for selected cells that contain data

0
Ctrl + L

Display the Create Table dialog box

0
or Ctrl + T
1
Ctrl + A

Select the entire worksheet

1
or Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Space
0
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down

Select the current and next sheet in a workbook

0
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up

Select the current and previous sheet in a workbook

0
↑  Shift +

Extend the selection of cells by one cell

-1
Ctrl + ↑  Shift +

Extend the selection of cells to the last nonblank cell in the same column or row as the active cell, or if the next cell is blank, to the next nonblank cell

0
F8

Turn extend mode on and use the arrow keys to extend a selection. Press again to turn off

0
↑  Shift + F8

Add a non-adjacent cell or range to a selection of cells by using the arrow keys

2
Alt + ⤶ Enter

Start a new line in the same cell

3
Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Fill the selected cell range with the current entry

1
↑  Shift + ⤶ Enter

Complete a cell entry and select the cell above

0
Ctrl + Space

Select an entire column in a worksheet

0
↑  Shift + Space

Select an entire row in a worksheet

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Space

Select all objects on a worksheet when an object is selected

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Home

Extend the selection of cells to the beginning of the worksheet

-1
Ctrl + A

Select the current region if the worksheet contains data. Press a second time to select the current region and its summary rows. Press a third time to select the entire worksheet

0
or Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Space
0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + *

Select the current region around the active cell or select an entire PivotTable report

0
Home

Select the first command on the menu when a menu or submenu is visible

0
Ctrl + Y

Repeat the last command or action, if possible

0
Ctrl + Z

Undo the last action

-1
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + *

Select an entire PivotTable report

0
F2

Edit the active cell and put the insertion point at the end of its contents. Or, if editing is turned off for the cell, move the insertion point into the formula bar. If editing a formula, toggle Point mode off or on so you can use arrow keys to create a reference

3
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + U

Expand or collapse the formula bar

0
Esc

Cancel an entry in the cell or Formula Bar

0
⤶ Enter

Complete an entry in the formula bar and select the cell below

0
Ctrl + End

Move the cursor to the end of the text when in the formula bar

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + End

Select all text in the formula bar from the cursor position to the end

-1
F9

Calculate all worksheets in all open workbooks

0
↑  Shift + F9

Calculate the active worksheet

0
Ctrl + Alt + F9

Calculate all worksheets in all open workbooks, regardless of whether they have changed since the last calculation

-1
Ctrl + Alt + ↑  Shift + F9

Check dependent formulas, and then calculate all cells in all open workbooks, including cells not marked as needing to be calculated

0
Alt + ↑  Shift + F10

Display the menu or message for an Error Checking button

0
Ctrl + A

Display the Function Arguments dialog box when the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + A

Insert argument names and parentheses when the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula

4
Ctrl + E

Invoke Flash Fill to automatically recognize patterns in adjacent columns and fill the current column


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Program name: Microsoft Excel 2019 Microsoft Excel 2019 (Productivity)

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application which features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables and macro programming language. Initially released on 1987, Excel is a part of Microsoft Office. In addition to Windows, it also has support for macOS, Android and iOS.

Web page: office.microsoft.com/excel

Last update: 7/13/2021 8:36 PM UTC

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? Guest OP says : 4 years ago 7/3/2020 10:34 AM
so good! thank you so much!