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Excel Shortcut: How to Insert a Row

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel to help you organize data. And if you're like most people, you probably find yourself inserting rows into your spreadsheet on a regular basis. If you're tired of right-clicking and selecting "Insert Row" from the menu, there's a much faster way to do it.

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. First, select the row that you want to insert the new row above. You can do this by clicking on the row number on the left side of the screen.
  2. Next, press the "Ctrl" and "Shift" keys on your keyboard at the same time. While you're holding down these keys, press the "+" key.
  3. You should see a new row appear above the one you selected. Now you can release the keys and start typing in your data.

That's all there is to it! This shortcut works in all versions of Excel, so you can use it no matter what version you're using. Give it a try the next time you need to insert a row into your spreadsheet.

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