Excel shortcuts

25 Excel Shortcut Keys You Need to Know

If you're an Excel power user, you know that shortcut keys can save you a ton of time. Here are 25 essential shortcut keys that will help you work faster and more efficiently in Excel.

1. Control + Home

This shortcut key takes you to the beginning of your worksheet. In other words, it takes you to cell A1.

2. Control + End

This shortcut key takes you to the last used cell in your worksheet. This is useful if you have a large worksheet and you want to quickly get to the bottom of it.

3. Control + Arrow Keys

This shortcut key allows you to quickly navigate to the edge of your data. For example, if you're in the middle of your data and you want to get to the last column, you can press Control + Right Arrow. Or, if you want to get to the first row of your data, you can press Control + Up Arrow.

4. Shift + Arrow Keys

This shortcut key allows you to select a range of cells. For example, if you want to select a column of data, you can press Shift + Left Arrow. Or, if you want to select a row of data, you can press Shift + Down Arrow.

5. Control + Shift + Arrow Keys

This shortcut key allows you to select a range of cells in adjacent columns or rows. For example, if you want to select a column of data and the column to the right of it, you can press Control + Shift + Right Arrow. Or, if you want to select a row of data and the row below it, you can press Control + Shift + Down Arrow.

6. Control + A

This shortcut key allows you to select the entire worksheet. This is useful if you want to quickly apply formatting to your entire worksheet.

7. Control + C

This shortcut key allows you to copy the selected cells. This is useful if you want to quickly copy a range of cells.

8. Control + V

This shortcut key allows you to paste the copied cells. This is useful if you want to quickly paste a range of cells.

9. Control + Z

This shortcut key allows you to undo the last action. This is useful if you accidentally delete a cell or apply the wrong formatting to a cell.

10. Control + Y

This shortcut key allows you to redo the last action. This is useful if you accidentally undo an action that you didn't mean to undo.

11. Control + F

This shortcut key allows you to open the Find dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly find a value in your worksheet.

12. Control + H

This shortcut key allows you to open the Replace dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly replace a value in your worksheet.

13. Control + G

This shortcut key allows you to open the Go To dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly go to a specific cell in your worksheet.

14. Control + P

This shortcut key allows you to open the Print dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly print your worksheet.

15. Control + S

This shortcut key allows you to save your workbook. This is useful if you want to quickly save your workbook.

16. Control + O

This shortcut key allows you to open a workbook. This is useful if you want to quickly open a workbook.

17. Control + N

This shortcut key allows you to create a new workbook. This is useful if you want to quickly create a new workbook.

18. Control + W

This shortcut key allows you to close the current workbook. This is useful if you want to quickly close the current workbook.

19. Control + P

This shortcut key allows you to open the Page Setup dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly change the page setup of your worksheet.

20. Control + M

This shortcut key allows you to open the Macro dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly create or edit a macro.

21. Control + R

This shortcut key allows you to open the Record Macro dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly record a macro.

22. Control + D

This shortcut key allows you to open the Data dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly insert or delete data in your worksheet.

23. Control + U

This shortcut key allows you to open the Format Cells dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly format cells in your worksheet.

24. Control + 1

This shortcut key allows you to open the Format Cells dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly format cells in your worksheet.

25. Control + Shift + F

This shortcut key allows you to open the Format Cells dialog box. This is useful if you want to quickly format cells in your worksheet.

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