Excel shortcuts

15 essential Excel shortcuts for highlighting data

If you work with data in Excel, then you know how important it is to be able to quickly and easily highlight the data that you need to see. Excel has a number of built-in shortcuts that can help you do just that. Here are 15 essential Excel shortcuts for highlighting data:

  1. Ctrl + A � Select all cells in the worksheet
  2. Ctrl + B � Bold the selected cells
  3. Ctrl + I � Italicize the selected cells
  4. Ctrl + U � Underline the selected cells
  5. Ctrl + 5 � Apply or remove strikethrough from the selected cells
  6. Ctrl + F � Find and replace text in the worksheet
  7. Ctrl + H � Find and replace text in the worksheet
  8. Ctrl + G � Go to a specific cell in the worksheet
  9. Ctrl + ; � Insert the current date in the selected cell
  10. Ctrl + Shift + : � Insert the current time in the selected cell
  11. Ctrl + ' � Copy the value from the cell above the selected cell
  12. Ctrl + Shift + " � Copy the formatting from the cell above the selected cell
  13. Ctrl + D � Fill the selected cells down with the content of the cell above
  14. Ctrl + R � Fill the selected cells to the right with the content of the cell to the left
  15. Ctrl + * � Select the cells that contain data in the worksheet
  16. Ctrl + Space � Select the entire column in the worksheet
  17. Ctrl + Shift + Space � Select the entire row in the worksheet

These shortcuts will help you quickly and easily highlight the data that you need to see in your Excel worksheets. Use them often to save time and increase your productivity.

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