7 Keyboard Shortcuts For Quick Cell Selection



7 great keyboard shortcuts for selecting cells quickly.

  1. Shift + Arrow Keys – Expands the selected range in the direction of the arrow key.
  2. Shift + Spacebar – Selects the entire row or rows of the selected range.
  3. Ctrl + Spacebar – Selects the entire column or columns of the selected range.
  4. F8 – Enters the extend selection mode. Press F8 again to exit the mode.
  5. Shift + F8 – Enters the add selection mode. Press Shift + F8 again to exit the mode.
  6. Ctrl + G – Opens the Go To window to select a range or range name.
  7. Ctrl + A – Selects the entire worksheet.

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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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