Excel shortcuts

25 time-saving Excel shortcuts

If you're an Excel power user, you probably already know most of the shortcuts in this article. But if you're just getting started with Excel, or if you use it only occasionally, these shortcuts can save you a lot of time.

1. Ctrl + N: Create a new workbook

2. Ctrl + O: Open an existing workbook

3. Ctrl + S: Save the active workbook

4. Ctrl + F: Open the Find dialog box

5. Ctrl + H: Open the Replace dialog box

6. Ctrl + G: Open the Go To dialog box

7. F11: Create a chart from the selected data in the active worksheet

8. Alt + F1: Insert a chart in the active worksheet

9. Ctrl + A: Select the entire worksheet

10. Ctrl + B: Bold the selected text

11. Ctrl + I: Italicize the selected text

12. Ctrl + U: Underline the selected text

13. Ctrl + 5: Strikethrough the selected text

14. Ctrl + 1: Open the Format Cells dialog box

15. Ctrl + Shift + F: Open the Font dialog box

16. Ctrl + Shift + P: Open the Paragraph dialog box

17. Ctrl + Shift + A: Apply superscript formatting to the selected text

18. Ctrl + Shift + B: Apply subscript formatting to the selected text

19. Ctrl + Shift + >: Increase the font size

20. Ctrl + Shift + <: Decrease the font size

21. Ctrl + ]: Increase the font size by one point

22. Ctrl + [: Decrease the font size by one point

23. Ctrl + Shift + *: Select the entire worksheet

24. Ctrl + End: Go to the last cell in the worksheet, which is the bottom-right corner cell

25. Ctrl + Home: Go to the first cell in the worksheet, which is the top-left corner cell

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