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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 cell Tab
Move up and down, cell by cell Enter
Erase data in current cell Backspace
Return to the beginning of the row Home
Enter the date Ctrl + ; (semicolon)
Enter the time Ctrl + Shift + : (colon)
Start a formula = (equal sign)
Check the spelling of titles or words within the cells F7
Find out about the style within the cell ALT + ' (apostrophe)
Display the Format Cells dialog box Ctrl + 1
Apply the general number format Ctrl + Shift + ~
Turn numbers into dollars Ctrl + Shift + $
Make numbers a percentage Ctrl + Shift + %
Apply a border Ctrl + 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)