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15 Awesome Excel Shortcuts for Editing Cells

If you work with Excel on a regular basis, you know that editing cells can be a real pain. You have to select the cell, make your changes, and then deselect the cell. But what if there were a way to make editing cells in Excel a little bit easier?

Well, there are! In this article, we'll share 15 awesome Excel shortcuts for editing cells. These shortcuts will save you time and make your life a little bit easier.

1. To select a cell, simply click on it. No need to press the "Select" button!

2. To edit the contents of a cell, simply click on it and start typing.

3. To delete the contents of a cell, simply press the "Delete" key on your keyboard.

4. To clear the contents of a cell, press the "Clear" button on the Home tab.

5. To insert a new row, press the "Insert" button on the Home tab.

6. To insert a new column, press the "Insert" button on the Home tab and then select "Column."

7. To delete a row, press the "Delete" button on the Home tab.

8. To delete a column, press the "Delete" button on the Home tab and then select "Column."

9. To resize a column, hover your mouse over the right border of the column header. When the cursor changes to a double-headed arrow, click and drag to the desired width.

10. To resize a row, hover your mouse over the bottom border of the row header. When the cursor changes to a double-headed arrow, click and drag to the desired height.

11. To hide a column, right-click on the column header and select "Hide."

12. To hide a row, right-click on the row header and select "Hide."

13. To unhide a column, right-click on any column header and select "Unhide."

14. To unhide a row, right-click on any row header and select "Unhide."

15. To freeze a column, click on the column header of the column you want to freeze. Then, click the "View" tab and select "Freeze Panes."

We hope you found these Excel shortcuts helpful!

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