20 Excel Shortcuts Keys For Beginners Using Keyboard 2017

When starting with Microsoft Excel, knowing a few excel shortcuts will reduce your work time and make it easier to work on Excel. Using the mouse to do all the task reduces your productivity. Here are a few shortcuts to use when you just begin working with Microsoft Excel. These MS Excel Keyboard shortcuts for beginner works with all versions of MS Excel 2003, MS Excel 2007, MS Excel 2010, MS Excel 2013.

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Below are 20# Excel Shortcuts for Excel beginners in 2017:

Excel Keyboard  ShortcutWhat does it do?
Ctrl+NCreate a new workbook.
Ctrl+OOpen an existing workbook.
Ctrl+SSave the active workbook.
CTRL+WClose the active workbook.
Ctrl+CCopy the contents of the selected cells to Clipboard.
Ctrl+XCut the contents of the selected cells to Clipboard.
Ctrl+VInsert the contents of the Clipboard into the selected cell(s).
Ctrl+ZUndo your last action.
Ctrl+POpen the “Print” dialog.
Ctrl+1Open the “Format Cells” dialog.
Ctrl+GGo to any special cell.
F2Edit the current cell.
Alt+EnterIn cell editing mode, enter a new line (carriage return) into a cell.
CTRL+;Enter the current date. Press CTRL+Shift+; to enter the current time.
CTRL+ENTERFill the selected cells with the contents of the current cell.
HomeReturn to the 1st cell of the current row in a worksheet.
Ctrl+HomeMove to the beginning of a worksheet (A1 cell).
Ctrl+RFill Right.
Ctrl+SpaceSelect the entire column.
Shift+SpaceSelect the entire row.

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