Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Ms Excel Shortcuts – CTRL Key

Ms Excel 2003 and higher Shortcuts – CTRL Key in Standard English Keyboard


Note: Here we can notice few keys need SHIFT key combination.
For example, CTRL+ ( is equal to CTRL+SHIFT+9 in standard keyboards.

Master the keys to perform magic.

Key
Action Description
CTRL+(
Unhide any hidden rows within the selection.
CTRL+)
Unhide any hidden columns within the selection.
CTRL+&
Applies the outline border to the selected cells.
CTRL+_
Removes the outline border from the selected cells.
CTRL+~
Applies the General number format.
CTRL+$
Applies the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses).
CTRL+%
Applies the Percentage format with no decimal places.
CTRL+^
Applies the Exponential number format with two decimal places.
CTRL+#
Applies the Date format with the day, month, and year.
CTRL+@
Applies the Time format with the hour and minute, and AM or PM.
CTRL+!
Applies the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values.
CTRL+-
Displays the Delete dialog box to delete the selected cells.
CTRL+*
Selects the current region around the active cell (the data area enclosed by blank rows and blank columns).
In a PivotTable, it selects the entire PivotTable report.
CTRL+:
Enters the current time.
CTRL+;
Enters the current date.
CTRL+`
Alternates between displaying cell values and displaying formulas in the worksheet.
CTRL+'
Copies a formula from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
CTRL+"
Copies the value from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
CTRL++
Displays the Insert dialog box to insert blank cells.
CTRL+1
Displays the Format Cells dialog box.
CTRL+2
Applies or removes bold formatting.
CTRL+3
Applies or removes italic formatting.
CTRL+4
Applies or removes underlining.
CTRL+5
Applies or removes strikethrough.
CTRL+6
Alternates between hiding objects, displaying objects, and displaying placeholders for objects.
CTRL+7
Displays or hides the Standard toolbar.
CTRL+8
Displays or hides the outline symbols.
CTRL+9
Hides the selected rows.
CTRL+0
Hides the selected columns.
CTRL+A
Selects the entire worksheet.
If the worksheet contains data, CTRL+A selects the current region. Pressing CTRL+A a second time selects the entire worksheet.
When the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula, displays the Function Arguments dialog box.
CTRL+SHIFT+A inserts the argument names and parentheses when the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula.
CTRL+B
Applies or removes bold formatting.
CTRL+C
Copies the selected cells.
CTRL+C followed by another CTRL+C displays the Microsoft Office Clipboard.
CTRL+D
Uses the Fill Down command to copy the contents and format of the topmost cell of a selected range into the cells below.
CTRL+F
Displays the Find dialog box.
SHIFT+F5 also displays this dialog box, while SHIFT+F4 repeats the last Find action.
CTRL+G
Displays the Go To dialog box.
F5 also displays this dialog box.
CTRL+H
Displays the Find and Replace dialog box.
CTRL+I
Applies or removes italic formatting.
CTRL+K
Displays the Insert Hyperlink dialog box for new hyperlinks or the Edit Hyperlink dialog box for selected existing hyperlinks.
CTRL+L
Displays the Create List dialog box.
CTRL+N
Creates a new, blank file.
CTRL+O
Displays the Open dialog box to open or find a file.
CTRL+SHIFT+O select all cells that contain comments.
CTRL+P
Displays the Print dialog box.
CTRL+R
Uses the Fill Right command to copy the contents and format of the leftmost cell of a selected range into the cells to the right.
CTRL+S
Saves the active file with its current file name, location, and file format.
CTRL+U
Applies or removes underlining.
CTRL+V
Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point and replaces any selection. Available only after you cut or copied an object, text, or cell contents.
CTRL+W
Closes the selected workbook window.
CTRL+X
Cuts the selected cells.
CTRL+Y
Repeats the last command or action, if possible.
CTRL+Z
Uses the Undo command to reverse the last command or to delete the last entry you typed.
CTRL+SHIFT+Z use the Undo or Redo command to reverse or restore the last automatic correction when AutoCorrect Smart Tags are displayed.

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