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The Best Excel Shortcut to Select an Entire Column

If you're like most Excel users, you probably spend a lot of time selecting cells and ranges in your worksheets. And if you're like most Excel users, you probably wish there were an easier way to do it. Well, there is!

The best Excel shortcut for selecting an entire column is the Ctrl+Spacebar shortcut. Here's how it works:

1. Place your cursor in any cell in the column you want to select.

2. Press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard.

3. While holding the Ctrl key, press the Spacebar.

4. Release the Ctrl key and the Spacebar.

That's it! You've just selected an entire column in Excel.

Now, if you want to select multiple columns, you can use the Ctrl+Spacebar shortcut to select each column individually, or you can use the Shift+Spacebar shortcut to select a range of columns. Here's how the Shift+Spacebar shortcut works:

1. Place your cursor in the first cell of the column you want to select.

2. Press and hold the Shift key on your keyboard.

3. While holding the Shift key, press the Spacebar.

4. Release the Shift key and the Spacebar.

That's it! You've just selected a range of columns in Excel.

There you have it! The best Excel shortcuts for selecting cells and ranges. Now get out there and start using them!

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