Excel shortcuts

19 Excel Shortcuts for the Busy Professional

If you're like most busy professionals, you probably use Microsoft Excel on a daily basis. And if you're like most people, you probably only know a handful of Excel shortcuts. Learning just a few more Excel shortcuts can save you a lot of time and make you more productive. Here are 19 Excel shortcuts for the busy professional:

  1. Ctrl + N: Create a new workbook
  2. Ctrl + O: Open an existing workbook
  3. Ctrl + S: Save the current workbook
  4. Ctrl + W: Close the current workbook
  5. Ctrl + F: Open the Find dialog box
  6. Ctrl + H: Open the Replace dialog box
  7. Ctrl + G: Open the Go To dialog box
  8. F5: Open the Go To dialog box
  9. Ctrl + P: Open the Print dialog box
  10. Ctrl + Z: Undo the last action
  11. Ctrl + Y: Redo the last action
  12. Ctrl + A: Select the entire worksheet
  13. Ctrl + B: Bold the selected text
  14. Ctrl + I: Italicize the selected text
  15. Ctrl + U: Underline the selected text
  16. Ctrl + 5: Strikethrough the selected text
  17. Ctrl + 1: Open the Format Cells dialog box
  18. Ctrl + 2: Bold the selected text
  19. Ctrl + 3: Italicize the selected text
  20. Ctrl + 4: Underline the selected text
  21. Ctrl + 6: Strikethrough the selected text

Learning just a few of these shortcuts can save you a lot of time. So next time you're in Excel, try out a few of these shortcuts and see how much faster you can work.

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