If you're like most Excel users, you probably use keyboard shortcuts to save time. After all, why take your hand off the keyboard to grab the mouse when you can just press a few keys and get the job done?
One of the most commonly used keyboard shortcuts is the F4 shortcut, which is used to repeat the last action. For example, if you wanted to fill a column of cells with the same value, you could select the cells, type the value, and then press F4 to quickly fill the rest of the column.
However, sometimes the F4 shortcut doesn't work the way you expect it to. In this article, we'll show you what to do when the F4 shortcut isn't working in Excel.
The first thing you should do is make sure that the F4 key is assigned to the correct action. To do this, go to the File tab, then click Options.
In the Options dialog box, click the Customize Ribbon tab, then click the Customize button next to the Keyboard shortcuts section.
In the Customize Keyboard dialog box, make sure that the F4 key is assigned to the RepeatLast command. If it's not, click the Assign button and then click OK.
If the F4 key is already assigned to the RepeatLast command, then the problem might be with the worksheet itself.
To fix this, try selecting a different cell or range of cells and then pressing F4. If that doesn't work, try selecting a different worksheet and then pressing F4. If that doesn't work, try creating a new workbook and then pressing F4.
If none of those things work, then the problem might be with Excel itself. To fix this, try restarting Excel. If that doesn't work, try restarting your computer. If that doesn't work, try uninstalling and then reinstalling Excel.
We hope this article has helped you fix the problem with the F4 shortcut not working in Excel. If you have any other questions or comments, please let us know in the comments section below.