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13 Excel Shortcuts for Selecting Cells and Ranges

If you work with Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, you know how important it is to be able to select cells and ranges quickly and efficiently. The good news is that there are a number of shortcuts you can use to make the process of selecting cells and ranges much easier. In this article, we'll share 13 of our favorite Excel shortcuts for selecting cells and ranges.

1. To select a single cell, simply click on it.

2. To select a range of cells, click on the first cell in the range, then hold down the "Shift" key and click on the last cell in the range. All of the cells in between will be selected.

3. To select an entire row, click on the row number on the left side of the screen.

4. To select an entire column, click on the column letter at the top of the screen.

5. To select an entire sheet, click on the tab at the bottom of the screen for that sheet.

6. To select a range of cells that is not next to each other, click on the first cell in the range, then hold down the "Ctrl" key and click on each of the other cells in the range.

7. To select all cells in a worksheet, click on the "Select All" button in the upper-left corner of the screen.

8. To select all cells in a worksheet that contain data, click on the "Select All" button, then press the "F5" key.

9. To select all cells in a worksheet that contain a specific value, click on the "Select All" button, then press the "F5" key and enter the value you're looking for in the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

10. To select all cells in a column that contain a specific value, click on the column letter at the top of the screen, then press the "F5" key and enter the value you're looking for in the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

11. To select all cells in a row that contain a specific value, click on the row number on the left side of the screen, then press the "F5" key and enter the value you're looking for in the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

12. To select all cells in a worksheet that meet specific criteria, click on the "Select All" button, then press the "F5" key and enter the criteria you're looking for in the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

13. To select all cells in a worksheet that do not meet specific criteria, click on the "Select All" button, then press the "F5" key, press the "Ctrl" key, and enter the criteria you're looking for in the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

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