Excel shortcuts

How to create a shortcut for the cut command in Excel

If you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to work more efficiently in Excel. One way to do this is to create shortcuts for commonly used commands. In this article, I'll show you how to create a shortcut for the cut command in Excel.

First, open the Excel workbook that you want to create the shortcut in. Then, click on the cell where you want the shortcut to be located. Next, press the Alt key, and then press the F11 key. This will open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click on Insert > Module. This will insert a new module into the workbook.

Next, copy and paste the following code into the module:

Sub CutShortcut()
Application.CutCopyMode = False
ActiveCell.Cut
End Sub

Now, close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, and then press the Alt key again. This will open the shortcut menu. Press the C key, and then press the U key. This will execute the CutShortcut macro, and will cut the contents of the active cell.

You can also add this shortcut to the Quick Access Toolbar. To do this, click on the File tab, and then click on Options. In the Excel Options dialog box, click on the Quick Access Toolbar tab, and then click on the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button. In the Customize Quick Access Toolbar dialog box, click on the CutShortcut macro in the list of macros, and then click on the Add button. Finally, click on the OK button.

Now, whenever you want to quickly cut the contents of a cell, you can just click on the Cut button on the Quick Access Toolbar, or press the Alt + C keys.

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