6. Keyboard Shortcuts

If you do a lot of typing, being able to access commands from the keyboard is faster than moving your hand to the mouse. Excel 2013 still uses many of the old Alt keyboard shortcuts from Excel 2003. All the old Ctrl shortcut keys are still functional. For instance, Ctrl+C still copies a selection, Ctrl+X cuts a selection, and Ctrl+V pastes a selection.

This chapter points out which of the old Excel 2003 keyboard shortcuts still work, shows you some new shortcuts, and introduces you to the keyboard accelerators.

Learning the right ten shortcuts from this chapter can make you twice as fast in Excel.

Using New Keyboard Accelerators

The goal of the new Excel 2013 keyboard accelerators is to enable you to access every command ...

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