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Excel: Fill Right and Fill Down Keyboard Shortcuts

There are several ways that Excel can help you with formulas and functions, and a great one is the Fill Down and the Fill Right commands. Essentially, if you’ve gotten the formula correct one time, let Excel do the work for you of copy and pasting it into the other cells. The technique is really simple Select the starting cell that has your correct formula in it. Hold down the Shift key and click on the last cell you want …

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Using Hot Keys in Microsoft Office

I want to follow up on yesterday’s post about using keyboard shortcuts, and show you a different type of shortcut that’s built into Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office products use something called Hot Keys that give you the ability to navigate the Ribbon without ever actually touching the mouse. This type of keyboard shortcut doesn’t involved holding down any modifier keys (like Control or Shift.) To get started using Hot Keys, just press the Alt key on your keyboard. You’ll immediately …

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Keyboard Shortcuts and Option Tweaks for Microsoft Office Programs

I want to talk with you today about one of my favorite tips for getting around in Microsoft Office programs: keyboard shortcuts. Microsoft has given us multiple ways to accomplish any task, including the Ribbon, right-clicking the mouse and keyboard shortcuts. Any power user will tell you, however, that you will work more proficiently if you spend less time using the mouse. That’s where keyboard shortcuts come in. What are keyboard shortcuts? There are a lot of keyboard shortcuts out …

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