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25 essential Excel shortcuts to change the cell format

If you work with Excel on a daily basis, then you know how important it is to be able to quickly and easily change the format of your cells. Whether you're trying to align text, change the font size, or add a border, these 25 essential Excel shortcuts will help you get the job done faster and with less effort.

1. Ctrl + 1: Open the Format Cells dialog box

2. Ctrl + Shift + F: Apply or remove cell formatting

3. Ctrl + Shift + P: Apply or remove cell protection

4. Ctrl + Shift + A: Select all cells with formatting

5. Ctrl + Shift + U: Apply or remove cell shading

6. Ctrl + Shift + B: Apply or remove cell borders

7. Ctrl + Shift + I: Apply or remove cell italics

8. Ctrl + Shift + 5: Apply or remove cell underline

9. Ctrl + Shift + 8: Apply or remove cell strikethrough

10. Ctrl + Shift + F: Apply or remove cell fill color

11. Ctrl + Shift + T: Apply or remove cell text color

12. Ctrl + Shift + H: Apply or remove cell horizontal alignment

13. Ctrl + Shift + V: Apply or remove cell vertical alignment

14. Ctrl + Shift + W: Apply or remove cell wrap text

15. Ctrl + Shift + J: Apply or remove cell justify text

16. Ctrl + Shift + D: Apply or remove cell date format

17. Ctrl + Shift + N: Apply or remove cell number format

18. Ctrl + Shift + M: Apply or remove cell currency format

19. Ctrl + Shift + %: Apply or remove cell percentage format

20. Ctrl + Shift + &: Apply or remove cell exponential format

21. Ctrl + Shift + *: Apply or remove cell scientific format

22. Ctrl + Shift + _: Apply or remove cell text format

23. Ctrl + Shift + -: Apply or remove cell general format

24. Ctrl + Shift + +: Apply or remove cell auto format

25. Ctrl + Shift + @: Apply or remove cell time format

These 25 essential Excel shortcuts will help you quickly and easily change the format of your cells. Whether you're trying to align text, change the font size, or add a border, these shortcuts will help you get the job done faster and with less effort.

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