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15 Keyboard Shortcuts for Entering Data in Microsoft Excel

Here are 15 keyboard shortcuts for entering data in Microsoft Excel:

  1. Enter: Moves the selection down to the cell below.

  2. Tab: Moves the selection to the cell to the right.

  3. Shift + Enter: Moves the selection up to the cell above.

  4. Shift + Tab: Moves the selection to the cell to the left.

  5. Ctrl + Enter: Fills the selected cell(s) with the content of the active cell.

  6. Ctrl + D: Copies the content from the cell above to the selected cell(s).

  7. Ctrl + R: Copies the content from the cell to the left to the selected cell(s).

  8. Ctrl + ';': Inserts the current date into the selected cell(s).

  9. Ctrl + Shift + ':': Inserts the current time into the selected cell(s).

  10. Ctrl + Shift + "plus sign" (+): Inserts a new row above the current row.

  11. Ctrl + Shift + "minus sign" (-): Deletes the current row.

  12. Ctrl + Shift + "equal sign" (=): Inserts a new column to the left of the current column.

  13. Ctrl + Shift + "asterisk" (*): Selects the entire dataset (if the active cell is within the dataset).

  14. Ctrl + Spacebar: Selects the entire column of the active cell.

  15. Shift + Spacebar: Selects the entire row of the active cell.

These shortcuts can help you enter data more efficiently in Excel, saving you time and effort while working with spreadsheets.

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