12 Keyboard Shortcuts For Quick Formatting



Here are 12 great keyboard shortcuts to quickly format your data.

  1. Ctrl + Shift + ~ Apply general format.
  2. Ctrl + Shift + $ Apply currency format.
  3. Ctrl + Shift + % Apply percent format.
  4. Ctrl + Shift + ^ Apply scientific format.
  5. Ctrl + Shift + # Apply date format.
  6. Ctrl + Shift + @ Apply time format.
  7. Ctrl + Shift + ! Apply number format.
  8. Ctrl + 1 Open the Format Cells dialog box.
  9. Ctrl + B Apply or remove bold format.
  10. Ctrl + I Apply or remove italic format.
  11. Ctrl + U Apply or remove underline format.
  12. Ctrl + 5 Apply or remove strike format.

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John MacDougall

John MacDougall

John is a Microsoft MVP and freelance consultant and trainer specializing in Excel, Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps and SharePoint. You can find other interesting articles from John on his blog or YouTube channel.



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