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The Top 5 Excel Shortcuts for Selecting Rows

If you're like most Excel users, you probably spend a lot of time working with data in rows. Whether you're sorting, filtering, or just trying to get a quick overview of your data, being able to quickly select rows can save you a lot of time.

There are a few different ways to select rows in Excel, but some methods are faster than others. In this article, we'll share the 5 quickest ways to select rows in Excel.

Method 1: Use the Row Numbers

The first and fastest way to select a row is to use the row numbers on the left side of the screen. Simply click on the row number of the row you want to select and it will be highlighted.

Method 2: Use the Keyboard Shortcut

If you're a keyboard shortcut fan, you can use the Shift+Spacebar shortcut to quickly select a row. Simply press and hold the Shift key, then press the Spacebar. The row will be selected.

Method 3: Use the Mouse

If you're using a mouse, you can click and drag to select a row. Simply click on the first cell in the row you want to select, then drag your mouse to the last cell in the row. The entire row will be selected.

Method 4: Use the Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Another quick way to select a row is to use the Ctrl+Shift+Arrow keys on your keyboard. Simply hold down the Ctrl and Shift keys, then press the Up or Down Arrow key to select the row above or below the active cell.

Method 5: Use the Shift+Click Method

If you want to select multiple rows, you can use the Shift+Click method. Simply click on the first row you want to select, then hold down the Shift key and click on the last row you want to select. All of the rows between the first and last row will be selected.

There you have it! These are the 5 quickest ways to select rows in Excel.

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