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The Top 10 Excel Shortcuts for Entering Data Into Cells

If you work with data in Microsoft Excel, you know how important it is to be able to enter data quickly and efficiently. There are a number of different ways to enter data into cells, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we'll take a look at the top 10 Excel shortcuts for entering data into cells.

1. Ctrl+Enter

If you want to enter the same data into multiple cells, the quickest way to do it is to select the cells you want to enter data into and then press Ctrl+Enter. This shortcut will enter the data into all of the selected cells at once.

2. Shift+Enter

If you want to enter data into multiple cells, but you want each cell to have different data, you can use the Shift+Enter shortcut. This shortcut will enter the data into the first cell, and then move down to the next cell and enter the data there. You can keep pressing Shift+Enter to move down and enter data into each cell until you reach the bottom of the range you selected.

3. Tab

The Tab key is a great way to move quickly through a range of cells without having to use your mouse. Simply select the cell you want to start in, and then press the Tab key. This will move you to the next cell to the right. You can keep pressing Tab to move to the right until you reach the end of the range you selected.

4. Enter

If you want to move to the next cell down without having to use your mouse, you can press the Enter key. This shortcut will move you down one cell, and then move you to the cell to the right of the cell you started in. You can keep pressing Enter to move down and to the right until you reach the bottom of the range you selected.

5. Ctrl+Shift+Enter

If you want to enter data into a range of cells, but you want each cell to have different data, you can use the Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut. This shortcut will enter the data into the first cell, and then move down to the next cell and enter the data there. You can keep pressing Ctrl+Shift+Enter to move down and enter data into each cell until you reach the bottom of the range you selected.

6. Alt+Enter

If you want to enter data into a cell, and then move to the cell below it, you can use the Alt+Enter shortcut. This shortcut will enter the data into the cell, and then move down one cell. You can keep pressing Alt+Enter to move down and enter data into each cell until you reach the bottom of the range you selected.

7. Ctrl+Shift+Tab

If you want to move to the left without having to use your mouse, you can press the Ctrl+Shift+Tab shortcut. This shortcut will move you to the left one cell, and then move you up to the cell above the cell you started in. You can keep pressing Ctrl+Shift+Tab to move to the left and up until you reach the top of the range you selected.

8. Ctrl+Shift+Enter

If you want to enter data into a range of cells, but you want each cell to have different data, you can use the Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut. This shortcut will enter the data into the first cell, and then move to the right and enter the data into the next cell. You can keep pressing Ctrl+Shift+Enter to move to the right and enter data into each cell until you reach the end of the range you selected.

9. Ctrl+Alt+Enter

If you want to enter data into a cell, and then move to the cell below it, you can use the Ctrl+Alt+Enter shortcut. This shortcut will enter the data into the cell, and then move down one cell. You can keep pressing Ctrl+Alt+Enter to move down and enter data into each cell until you reach the bottom of the range you selected.

10. Ctrl+Shift+Tab

If you want to move to the left without having to use your mouse, you can press the Ctrl+Shift+Tab shortcut. This shortcut will move you to the left one cell, and then move you up to the cell above the cell you started in. You can keep pressing Ctrl+Shift+Tab to move to the left and up until you reach the top of the range you selected.

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