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25 Excel Shortcuts to Highlight Rows (FAST)

If you work with data in Excel, you're bound to find yourself highlighting rows of information. Highlighting rows can be a great way to visually distinguish different types of data, or to draw attention to a particular set of data. And while you can always highlight rows manually, it's much faster to use a keyboard shortcut.

In this article, we'll show you 25 different keyboard shortcuts that you can use to quickly highlight rows in Excel. These shortcuts work in both Windows and Mac versions of Excel.

1. To highlight the row of the active cell, press Shift + Spacebar. This shortcut will select the entire row that contains the active cell. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

2. To highlight multiple rows, select the first row you want to highlight, then press Shift + Spacebar. Next, use the arrow keys to select additional rows. As you move up and down with the arrow keys, the rows will become highlighted. To stop selecting rows, press Esc.

3. To highlight every other row in a selection, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select every other row below it. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

4. To highlight every third row in a selection, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F8. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select every third row below it. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

5. To highlight every fourth row in a selection, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F8 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select every fourth row below it. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

6. To highlight the rows in a selection that contain data, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F5. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that contain data. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

7. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not contain data, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F5 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not contain data. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

8. To highlight the rows in a selection that contain errors, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F6. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that contain errors. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

9. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not contain errors, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F6 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not contain errors. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

10. To highlight the rows in a selection that are blank, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F7. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that are blank. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

11. To highlight the rows in a selection that are not blank, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F7 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that are not blank. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

12. To highlight the rows in a selection that contain a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F8. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that contain the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

13. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not contain a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F8 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not contain the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

14. To highlight the rows in a selection that begin with a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F9. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that begin with the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

15. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not begin with a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F9 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not begin with the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

16. To highlight the rows in a selection that end with a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F10. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that end with the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

17. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not end with a specific value, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F10 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not end with the specific value. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

18. To highlight the rows in a selection that contain a specific text string, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F11. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that contain the specific text string. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

19. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not contain a specific text string, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F11 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not contain the specific text string. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

20. To highlight the rows in a selection that contain a specific number, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F12. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that contain the specific number. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

21. To highlight the rows in a selection that do not contain a specific number, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F12 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that do not contain the specific number. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

22. To highlight the rows in a selection that are greater than a specific number, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F13. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that are greater than the specific number. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

23. To highlight the rows in a selection that are less than a specific number, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F13 twice. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that are less than the specific number. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

24. To highlight the rows in a selection that are equal to a specific number, press Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar, then press Shift + F14. This shortcut will select the entire row of the active cell, then select only the rows that are equal to the specific number. You can then use any of the other row selection shortcuts to further modify the selection.

25. To highlight the rows in a selection that are not equal to a

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