Excel shortcuts

How to replace a shortcut in Excel

If you're anything like the average person, you probably use Microsoft Excel on a daily basis. And if you're anything like the average Excel user, you probably have a few shortcuts that you use regularly to save time. But what happens when one of those shortcuts stops working?

If you're not sure how to replace a shortcut in Excel, don't worry - we're here to help. In this article, we'll walk you through the process step-by-step so that you can get back to being productive in no time.

So, without further ado, let's get started.

Step 1: Open the Excel Options dialog box

The first thing you'll need to do is open the Excel Options dialog box. You can do this by clicking the File tab, then selecting Options from the drop-down menu.

Once the dialog box is open, click the Customize Ribbon tab on the left-hand side.

Step 2: Select the Commands tab

Next, click the Commands tab at the top of the dialog box.

Step 3: Choose the command you want to replace the shortcut for

Now it's time to choose the command you want to replace the shortcut for. To do this, simply click on the command in the list on the left-hand side. For our example, we'll be replacing the shortcut for the Copy command.

Step 4: Click the Remove button

Once you've selected the command you want to replace the shortcut for, click the Remove button.

Step 5: Click the Add button

Now that the old shortcut has been removed, it's time to add the new one. To do this, click the Add button.

Step 6: Enter the new shortcut in the Press new shortcut key text box

In the Press new shortcut key text box, type the new shortcut you want to use. For our example, we'll be using the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+C.

Step 7: Click the Assign button

Once you've entered the new shortcut, click the Assign button.

Step 8: Click the Close button

Finally, click the Close button to close the dialog box and save your changes.

And that's it!

That's all there is to it. Now you know how to replace a shortcut in Excel. We hope this article has been helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below and we'll do our best to answer them.

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