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14 Killer Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Excel

By Debjit on July 22nd, 2009 

excel-logoWe are starting a new series of articles on Digitizor titled - "Killer Keyboard Shortcuts". In this  series we will bring to you a number of useful keyboard shortcuts for various softwares and tools. This will make you finish your work faster thus you become more productive. To begin with, we will tell you about various important keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Excel.

To...Use this shortcut
Move right to left, cell by cellTab
Move up and down, cell by cellEnter
Erase data in current cellBackspace
Return to the beginning of the rowHome
Enter the dateCtrl + ; (semicolon)
Enter the timeCtrl + Shift + : (colon)
Start a formula= (equal sign)
Check the spelling of titles or words within the cellsF7
Find out about the style within the cellALT + ' (apostrophe)
Display the Format Cells dialog boxCtrl + 1
Apply the general number formatCtrl + Shift + ~
Turn numbers into dollarsCtrl + Shift + $
Make numbers a percentageCtrl + Shift + %
Apply a borderCtrl + Shift + &

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14 Killer Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Excel was originally published on on July 22, 2009 - 3:05 pm (Indian Standard Time)