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The Best Keyboard Shortcuts for Inserting Rows in Excel

If you're an Excel power user, you know that inserting rows is one of the most common tasks you perform. And if you're looking to save time, you know that using keyboard shortcuts is the way to go. But with so many shortcuts available, which ones are the best for inserting rows in Excel?

Here's a look at some of the best keyboard shortcuts for inserting rows in Excel:

Ctrl + Shift + +

This shortcut is the fastest way to insert a row in Excel. Simply select the row above which you want to insert the new row, then press Ctrl + Shift + +. Excel will insert a new row above the selected row.

Ctrl + Shift + =

This shortcut is similar to the one above, but it inserts a row below the selected row. So if you want to insert a row below row 5, for example, you would select row 5 and press Ctrl + Shift + =.

Ctrl + Shift + -

This shortcut deletes the selected row. So if you want to delete row 5, for example, you would select row 5 and press Ctrl + Shift + -. Be careful with this shortcut, as it cannot be undone!

Ctrl + Y

This shortcut inserts a copy of the selected row. So if you want to insert a copy of row 5, for example, you would select row 5 and press Ctrl + Y.

Ctrl + D

This shortcut inserts the contents of the selected cell into the cell below it. So if you want to insert the contents of cell A5 into cell A6, for example, you would select cell A5 and press Ctrl + D.

Ctrl + R

This shortcut inserts the contents of the selected cell into the cell to the right of it. So if you want to insert the contents of cell A5 into cell B5, for example, you would select cell A5 and press Ctrl + R.

Ctrl + Shift + *

This shortcut selects the entire row of the active cell. So if the active cell is in row 5, for example, this shortcut would select row 5.

Ctrl + Shift + End

This shortcut selects all cells in the column of the active cell, from the active cell to the last used cell in the column. So if the active cell is in column A, for example, this shortcut would select all cells in column A from the active cell to the bottom of the column.

Ctrl + Shift + Home

This shortcut is the opposite of the one above. It selects all cells in the column of the active cell, from the active cell to the first used cell in the column. So if the active cell is in column A, for example, this shortcut would select all cells in column A from the active cell to the top of the column.

Ctrl + A

This shortcut selects all cells in the worksheet. So if you want to insert a row at the beginning of the worksheet, for example, you would press Ctrl + A to select all cells, then press Ctrl + Shift + + to insert the row.

Ctrl + Space

This shortcut selects the entire column of the active cell. So if the active cell is in column A, for example, this shortcut would select column A.

Ctrl + Shift + Space

This shortcut selects the entire worksheet. So if you want to insert a row at the beginning of the worksheet, for example, you would press Ctrl + Shift + Space to select the entire worksheet, then press Ctrl + Shift + + to insert the row.

F5

This shortcut brings up the Go To dialog box. From here, you can select the cell you want to go to, or you can enter the address of the cell you want to go to. So if you want to insert a row at the beginning of the worksheet, for example, you would press F5 to bring up the Go To dialog box, then enter the address of the first cell in the worksheet (e.g. A1) and press Enter.

Ctrl + G

This shortcut also brings up the Go To dialog box. So if you want to insert a row at the beginning of the worksheet, for example, you would press Ctrl + G to bring up the Go To dialog box, then enter the address of the first cell in the worksheet (e.g. A1) and press Enter.

Ctrl + F

This shortcut brings up the Find and Replace dialog box. From here, you can enter the text you want to find, and Excel will select the cells that contain that text. So if you want to insert a row above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + + to insert the row.

Ctrl + H

This shortcut also brings up the Find and Replace dialog box. So if you want to insert a row above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + + to insert the row.

Ctrl + ;

This shortcut inserts the current date in the active cell. So if you want to insert the current date above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + ; to insert the date in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + Shift + :

This shortcut inserts the current time in the active cell. So if you want to insert the current time above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + : to insert the time in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + /

This shortcut inserts a comment in the active cell. So if you want to insert a comment above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + / to insert a comment in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + '

This shortcut inserts a formula in the active cell. So if you want to insert a formula above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + ' to insert a formula in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + Shift + #

This shortcut inserts the current date and time in the active cell. So if you want to insert the current date and time above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + # to insert the date and time in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + Shift + $

This shortcut inserts the currency symbol in the active cell. So if you want to insert the currency symbol above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + $ to insert the currency symbol in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + Shift + %

This shortcut inserts the percentage symbol in the active cell. So if you want to insert the percentage symbol above all cells that contain the text "Total", for example, you would press Ctrl + F to bring up the Find and Replace dialog box, enter "Total" in the Find what field, and press Enter. Then you would press Ctrl + Shift + % to insert the percentage symbol in the first cell that contains the text "Total".

Ctrl + Shift + ^

This shortcut inserts the exponentiation symbol in the active cell. So if you want to insert the exponentiation symbol above all cells that contain the text "Total", for

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