Excel shortcuts

How to use the strikethrough shortcut in Excel

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel for a variety of tasks. Whether you're tracking your personal finances, managing a household budget, or creating complex business reports, Excel is a powerful tool that can help you get the job done.

One of the things that makes Excel so powerful is its ability to perform complex calculations. But sometimes, all you need to do is mark through a few items on a list. That's where the strikethrough shortcut comes in handy.

The strikethrough shortcut is a quick way to mark through text in a cell without having to delete the text or use the font options. To use the strikethrough shortcut, simply select the cell or cells that you want to mark through. Then, press the following keys on your keyboard:

Ctrl+5

That's it! The text in the selected cell or cells will now be struck through.

If you want to remove the strikethrough formatting, simply select the cell or cells again and press the following keys on your keyboard:

Ctrl+5

The strikethrough formatting will be removed and the text will return to its normal state.

The strikethrough shortcut is a great way to quickly mark through text in Excel. Give it a try the next time you need to mark through a few items on a list!

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