Keyboard Shortcuts

Help Center Microsoft Excel (XP) Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts can save time and the effort of switching from the keyboard to the mouse to execute simple commands. Print this list of Excel keyboard shortcuts and keep it by your computer for a quick reference.

Note: A plus sign indicates that the keys need to be pressed at the same time.

Action Keyboard Shortcut

Document actions
Open a file O
New file N
Save As F12
Save S
Print P
Find F
Replace H
Go to F5

Cursor Movement
One cell up Up Arrow
One cell down Down Arrow
One cell right
One cell left
Top of worksheet (cell A1)
End of worksheet
(last cell with data)
End of row
End of column Left Arrow
Move to next worksheet

Formulas
Apply AutoSum =
Current date ;
Current time :
Spelling F7
Help F1
Macros F8
Action Keyboard Shortcut

SelectingCells
All cells left of current cell Left Arrow
All cells right of current cell Right Arrow
Entire column Spacebar
Entire row Spacebar
Entire worksheet A

Text Style
Bold B
Italics I
Underline U
Strikethrough 5

Formatting
Edit active cell F2
Format as currency with 2 decimal places $
Format as percent with no decimal places %
Cut X
Copy C
Paste V
Undo Z
Redo Y
Format cells dialog box 1
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