Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Command Shortcuts with the Alt key, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Voiceover] Excel has a number of built-in keystroke…shortcuts, well over 200.…But in addition to these keystroke shortcuts, you can create…your own for certain command sequences.…If you hold down the Alt key for just a second, look…what happens to their ribbon menu system.…We see a letter next to each of the tabs.…H for Home, N for Insert, M for Formulas, A for Data,…R for Review, and so on.…If I were to press the letter H right now, and I'm about to,…I'm activating the features that are within the Home tab,…the various icons.…
Watch what happens when I press the letter H right now.…And now, we see, in some cases, letter combinations, some…cases just simple letters, other cases numbers.…We can get to features within the Home tab.…Sometimes, these shortcuts are listed in books, although…not very often.…If you see them listed, they're likely to be listed…something like, we see here, Alt,h,k, meaning we don't…have to use these simultaneously.…In fact, you don't want to be pressing alt+h, although if…you do, as I just did there, alt+h rather rapidly, it does…
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