Using Excel short cuts help work much faster and improve efficiency. Here is a list of 100+ keyboard shortcuts for commonly used functions. Practicing these short cuts would help you to memorize them, thus improving the productivity drastically while working on complex data analysis or financial models.

Shortcuts using Control and alphabet keys


The Power of Alt Key

When we press the Alt Key, we see the shortcuts for the Tabs in the Menu Bar.

Here are a few useful examples of shortcuts using the Alt key.

Shortcuts using Alt Key


Function Key shortcuts


Other useful shortcuts

Paste Special Shortcut

Normally we use Control & C to copy and Control and V to Paste the data. Paste special is a very important feature in excel. With the help of this feature, we can paste values, formats, formulas, transpose data or do simple calculations (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication etc.) in a large data set quickly.

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