As a business owner, you know that time is precious. You don’t have time to waste clicking through different menus and tabs to find the shortcuts for your workbook. In this article, we’re going to list all the shortcut keys for Excel workbooks so that you can save valuable minutes every day.
The Different Types of Excel Shortcuts
Excel shortcuts can be divided into two categories: basic and advanced. Basic shortcuts are those that are used every time you open Excel, while advanced shortcuts are those that are used only when you need them.
Here are some of the most common Excel shortcut keys:
-Alt+F11 (opens the File tab): This key combination opens the Tools tab, where you can access a range of commonly used tools, such as the status bar, the shortcut menus, and the properties window.
-Alt+Spacebar: This key combination launches the online Help system. You can also press this key combination to display specific help topics in a separate window.
-Ctrl+C (copy): This key combination copies text or cells from one location to another. You can also use this key combination to copy data between different worksheets in a workbook.
-Ctrl+X (cut): This key combination deletes text or cells from one location in a workbook. You can also use this key combination to delete data between different worksheets in a workbook.
How to Access Excel Shortcuts by Keyboard
If you’re a keyboard junkie like me, you’re probably familiar with the shortcut keys for Excel. Here are some of my favorite shortcuts:
C-A: Go to the last cell in the current row
C-E: Go to the last cell in the current column
F5: Refresh the workbook
How to Access Excel Shortcuts by Mouse
To access Excel shortcuts by mouse, follow these steps:
1. Click the “Excel” tab on the Ribbon.
2. Click the “Tools” tab.
3. Click the “Macros” button.
4. In the “Macros” dialog box, click the “New” button.
5. In the “Macros Name” box, type a name for your new macro.
6. In the “Macros Location” box, type a location where you want to store your new macro.
7. Click the “OK” button.
8. In the “Macros” dialog box, click the “Add” button.
9. In the “Macros Name” box, type a name for your new macro.
10. In the “Macros Location” box, type a location where you want to store your new macro.
11. Click the “OK” button.
12. In the “Macros” dialog box, click the “Advanced” button.
13. In the “Advanced Macros Options” dialog box, click the “OK” button to enable your new macro
How to Customize Excel Shortcuts
The following are tips on how to customize Excel shortcuts:
1. To view a list of all available shortcut keys, press Alt+F11. This displays the shortcut key list in the Format Cells dialog box.
2. To change a shortcut key, click the down arrow next to the key you want to change and choose an alternate key from the list that appears.
3. To add a new shortcut key, click the plus sign icon next to the Key column and enter a new shortcut key in the text field that appears.
4. To remove a shortcut key, select it from the list and click the minus sign icon next to the Key column.
5. To reset all shortcuts to their default values, press Alt+F11 again.
If you’re like most people, you use Excel for your day-to-day work. But unless you’re a Ninja and know every shortcut key by heart, it can be tough to get the most out of Excel. In this article, we’ll introduce you to 10 of the most common shortcut keys used in Excel, and teach you how to use them easy enough that you won’t have to refer back to this guide every time you need to use them. So armed with these shortcuts, let’s get started with some awesome Excel work!