Excel Keyboard Shortcuts



Action Shortcut
Bold the selection Ctrl+B
Italicize the selection Ctrl+I
Underline the selection Ctrl+U
Strike through the selection Ctrl+5
Open the Style dialog box Alt+’
Open the Format Cells dialog box Ctrl+1
Apply the General format Ctrl+Shift+~
Apply the Currency format Ctrl+Shift+$
Apply the Percentage format Ctrl+Shift+%
Apply the Date format Ctrl+Shift+#
Apply the Time format Ctrl+Shift+@
Apply the Number format Ctrl+Shift+!
Apply the Exponential number format Ctrl+Shift+^
Apply an outline border to the selection Ctrl+Shift+&
Remove an outline border from the selection Ctrl+Shift +_