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19 Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Cells & Data

If you work with data in Microsoft Excel, you know how important it is to be able to format that data quickly and efficiently. Fortunately, there are a number of keyboard shortcuts that can help you with this task. In this article, we'll share 19 of the best Excel keyboard shortcuts for formatting cells and data.

1. Ctrl + 1: Open the Format Cells dialog box

2. Ctrl + 2: Bold selected text

3. Ctrl + 3: Italicize selected text

4. Ctrl + 4: Underline selected text

5. Ctrl + 5: Strikethrough selected text

6. Ctrl + 6: Superscript selected text

7. Ctrl + 7: Subscript selected text

8. Ctrl + 8: Apply or remove cell borders

9. Ctrl + 9: Hide selected rows

10. Ctrl + 0: Hide selected columns

11. Ctrl + A: Select all cells in the worksheet

12. Ctrl + B: Bold selected cells

13. Ctrl + I: Italicize selected cells

14. Ctrl + U: Underline selected cells

15. Ctrl + F: Apply or remove cell fill color

16. Ctrl + G: Go to a specific cell

17. Ctrl + H: Replace text in cells

18. Ctrl + K: Insert a hyperlink

19. Ctrl + Z: Undo the last action

These are just a few of the many keyboard shortcuts that can save you time when formatting cells and data in Excel. For a complete list of shortcuts, consult the Excel help documentation or ask your IT department for assistance.

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