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The Best Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Inserting Rows

If you're an Excel power user, you know that keyboard shortcuts can save you a ton of time. And when it comes to inserting rows, there are a few different keyboard shortcuts you can use, depending on where you want to insert the row. Here's a look at the best keyboard shortcuts for inserting rows in Excel.

1. Insert a Row Above the Current Row

To insert a row above the current row, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + + (that's the plus sign). This shortcut will insert a new row above the current row.

2. Insert a Row Below the Current Row

To insert a row below the current row, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + - (that's the minus sign). This shortcut will insert a new row below the current row.

3. Insert a Row at the Beginning of the Worksheet

To insert a row at the beginning of the worksheet, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + Home. This shortcut will insert a new row at the beginning of the worksheet.

4. Insert a Row at the End of the Worksheet

To insert a row at the end of the worksheet, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + End. This shortcut will insert a new row at the end of the worksheet.

5. Insert Multiple Rows

To insert multiple rows, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new rows. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + + (that's the plus sign) as many times as you want to insert rows. For example, if you want to insert three rows, you would press the shortcut three times. This shortcut will insert new rows above the current row.

6. Insert a Row Between Two Other Rows

To insert a row between two other rows, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + = (that's the equal sign). This shortcut will insert a new row between the two rows you have selected.

7. Insert a Row Above the First Row

To insert a row above the first row, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + Page Up. This shortcut will insert a new row above the first row.

8. Insert a Row Below the Last Row

To insert a row below the last row, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + Page Down. This shortcut will insert a new row below the last row.

9. Insert a Row at the Beginning of a Column

To insert a row at the beginning of a column, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + Alt + + (that's the plus sign). This shortcut will insert a new row at the beginning of the column.

10. Insert a Row at the End of a Column

To insert a row at the end of a column, first make sure you're on the row where you want to insert the new row. Then, press Ctrl + Shift + Alt + - (that's the minus sign). This shortcut will insert a new row at the end of the column.

Bonus: Insert a Row Above or Below the Current Row with a Single Shortcut

If you want to insert a row above or below the current row with a single shortcut, you can use the Ctrl + Shift + + (that's the plus sign) shortcut. To insert a row above the current row, press Ctrl + Shift + +. To insert a row below the current row, press Ctrl + Shift + - (that's the minus sign).

Bonus: Insert Multiple Rows with a Single Shortcut

If you want to insert multiple rows with a single shortcut, you can use the Ctrl + Shift + + (that's the plus sign) shortcut. To insert multiple rows above the current row, press Ctrl + Shift + + as many times as you want to insert rows. To insert multiple rows below the current row, press Ctrl + Shift + - (that's the minus sign) as many times as you want to insert rows.

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