Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Keyboard shortcuts for numeric formats, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] Excel has seven different…numeric keystroke formatting shortcuts.…They're listed on this worksheet…over in columns N through T.…They all use the control and shift keys…in combination with these seven keys…that we see on most keyboards across the top,…just below function keys on most keyboards.…And by the way, sometimes when you're referring to these,…in a book or you see them at an online site,…they're likely to be listed for example,…shortcut for currency,…they're listed as either control+shift+4 or control+shift+$.…
Makes no difference how you say it,…we're talking about the same key.…For example 4 and $ are on the same key.…Now, let's show how these are used in different ways.…And by the way, two of these,…the currency and also the entering number one,…the exclamation point,…do have a similar correspondence with…features found on the home tab,…we'll point out those differences as we get into them.…Now the data in column is in what we call general format.…General format is the native format of all Excel cells,…
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