Microsoft Excel Shortcuts

CTRL A

Selects the entire worksheet.

CTRL B

Applies or removes bold formatting.

CTRL C

Copies the selected cells.

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.

CTRL G

Displays the Go To 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 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. 

CTRL W

Closes the selected workbook window.

CTRL X

Cuts the selected cells.

CTRL Y

Repeats the last command or action.

CTRL Z

Uses the Undo command to reverse the last command or to delete the last entry you typed.