Excel shortcuts

How to Quickly Fill Color in Excel Using a Keyboard Shortcut

If you're like most people, you probably use the mouse to click on the little paint bucket icon in Excel and then click on the cells you want to color. But did you know there's a keyboard shortcut that will let you quickly fill color into cells in Excel? Here's how it works:

  1. First, select the cells you want to color.
  2. Then, press Ctrl+Shift+C on your keyboard (hold down the Ctrl key, press and release the Shift key, and then press and release the C key).
  3. Excel will automatically open the Format Cells dialog box with the Fill tab selected.
  4. From here, you can choose the color you want to use to fill the selected cells.
  5. When you're done, just click the OK button and Excel will fill the selected cells with the color you chose.

That's all there is to it! Now you can quickly fill color into cells in Excel without having to use the mouse. Give it a try the next time you need to color some cells in Excel.

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