Excel Shortcuts

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Ctrl+1: Displays the Format Cells dialog box.

Ctrl+2: Applies or removes bold formatting.

Ctrl+3: Applies or removes italic formatting.

Ctrl+4: Applies or removes underlining.

Ctrl+5: Applies or removes strikethrough.

Ctrl+6: Alternates between hiding objects, displaying objects and displaying placeholders for objects.

Ctrl+7: Displays or hides the Standard toolbar.

Ctrl+8: Displays or hides the outline symbols.

Ctrl+9: Hides the selected rows.

Ctrl+Shift+9: Unhides the selected rows.

Ctrl+0: Hides the selected columns.

Ctrl+Shift+0: Unhides the selected columns.

Ctrl+Ins: If the Ins key’s not disengaged, it highlights a cell.

SPONSORED REPORT

Tax reform complicates year-end tax planning

Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies, which address how to make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income and the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.