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The Absolute Value Excel Shortcut You Need to Know

If you work with Excel on a regular basis, then you know how important it is to be able to quickly and easily calculate absolute values. After all, absolute values are used all the time in mathematical and financial formulas. Fortunately, there's a handy shortcut you can use to calculate absolute values in Excel.

To use the absolute value shortcut, simply select the cell or range of cells you want to calculate. Then, press the F4 key on your keyboard. This will automatically insert the absolute value symbol into your formula.

Once you've done that, simply type in the number or cell reference you want to take the absolute value of. For example, if you wanted to take the absolute value of the number 5, you would type "=5" into the cell. If you wanted to take the absolute value of the contents of cell A1, you would type "=A1" into the cell.

Once you've entered the number or cell reference, press Enter on your keyboard. This will calculate the absolute value and display the result in the cell.

And that's all there is to it! With this simple shortcut, you can quickly and easily calculate absolute values in Excel.

So the next time you need to take the absolute value of a number, remember to use this handy shortcut. It'll save you time and make your life a lot easier.

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