Excel Shortcuts

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

FF2+Shift: Edit comment
F3+Shift: Paste function
F4+Shift: Find again
F5+Shift:
Find
F6+Shift: Previous pane
F8+Shift: Add to selection
F9+Shift:
Calculate worksheet
F10+Shift: Context menu
F11+Shift: New worksheet
F12+Shift: Save

Stanley Zarowin, a former JofA senior editor, is now a contributing editor. His e-mail address is zarowin@mindspring.com .

Do you have technology questions for this column? Or, after reading an answer, do you have a better solution? Send them to contributing editor Stanley Zarowin via e-mail at zarowin@mindspring.com or regular mail at the Journal of Accountancy, 201 Plaza Three, Harborside Financial Center, Jersey City, NJ 07311-3881.

Because of the volume of mail, we regret we cannot individually answer submitted questions. However, if a reader’s question has broad interest, I will answer it in a forthcoming Technology Q&A column.

On occasion you may find you cannot implement a function I describe in this column. More often than not it’s because not all functions work in every operating system or application. I try to test everything in the 2000 and XP editions of Windows and Office. It’s virtually impossible to test them in all editions and it’s equally difficult to find out which editions are incompatible with a function. I apologize for the inconvenience.

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