Excel shortcuts

How to Highlight a Row in Excel with a Keyboard Shortcut

You can quickly highlight a row in Excel using a keyboard shortcut. This can be useful when you want to quickly select a row or multiple rows without having to use a mouse. To highlight a row in Excel using a keyboard shortcut:

  1. First, select the cell in the row that you want to highlight. You can do this by clicking on the cell with your mouse or by using the arrow keys on your keyboard.
  2. Next, press and hold the Shift key on your keyboard. While you are holding the Shift key, press the Spacebar. This will highlight the entire row that contains the cell that you selected in step 1.
  3. You can also highlight multiple rows by selecting multiple cells in step 1. To do this, click on the first cell that you want to highlight, then press and hold the Shift key. While you are holding the Shift key, click on the last cell that you want to highlight. This will highlight all of the rows that contain the cells that you selected.

You can also use this keyboard shortcut to quickly select an entire column in Excel. To do this, select a cell in the column that you want to highlight, then press and hold the Shift key. While you are holding the Shift key, press the Spacebar. This will highlight the entire column that contains the cell that you selected.

You can also use this keyboard shortcut to quickly select an entire sheet in Excel. To do this, select a cell in the sheet that you want to highlight, then press and hold the Shift key. While you are holding the Shift key, press the Spacebar. This will highlight the entire sheet that contains the cell that you selected.

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