Excel Guides

Number Formatting Shortcuts in Excel

There are a few number formatting shortcuts in Excel that can save you time and make your life a little easier. Here are some of the most popular:

  1. Ctrl+1: Opens the Format Cells dialog box.
  2. Ctrl+Shift+~: Applies the General format.
  3. Ctrl+Shift+$: Applies the Currency format.
  4. Ctrl+Shift+%: Applies the Percentage format.
  5. Ctrl+Shift+^: Applies the Exponential format.
  6. Ctrl+Shift+&: Applies the Outline border to selected cells.
  7. Ctrl++: Adds a new row above the selected row.
  8. Ctrl+=: Adds a new column to the left of the selected column.

These are just a few of the number formatting shortcuts available in Excel. For a complete list, see Keyboard Shortcuts in Excel for Windows.

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