Keyboard command access


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Keyboard command access

Excel has been around, believe it or not, since 1987, and in the first version of Excel, in that timeframe, it was not always so clear that people would be using a mouse when using Office software. So every Excel feature was designed so that it could be accessible by way of the mouse or the keyboard. And that legacy is still with Excel. We can use the menu system from the keyboard. Well, that doesn't sound too exciting, and it doesn't exactly sound intuitive, but here's what might happen by accident one day.

You might hold down the Alt key just for more than a half second or so. What happens when we hold down Alt? We see the letters that appear in the menu. Now, at first it seems like, okay, F for File, H for Home, then N for Insert, P for Page Layout, M for Formulas and so on. We see them up there. It seems like first letters of sort of the rule but not quite. Why are they there and what does that mean? Well, we could get into the Data menu for example, by pressing A. We could get i...

Keyboard command access
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Keyboard command access provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Dennis Taylor as part of the Excel 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Excel
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