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Microsoft Excel 2010 In Depth by Bill Jelen

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5. Keyboard Shortcuts

If you do a lot of typing, being able to access commands from the keyboard is faster than moving your hand to the mouse. Excel 2010 introduces new keyboard accelerators accessed using the Alt key. In addition, many of the old Alt keyboard shortcuts still work and all the old Ctrl shortcut keys are still functional. For instance, Ctrl+C still copies a selection, Ctrl+X cuts a selection, and Ctrl+V pastes a selection.

This chapter points out which of the old keyboard shortcuts still work, shows you some new shortcuts, and introduces you to the new keyboard accelerators.

Using New Keyboard Accelerators

The goal of the new Excel 2010 keyboard accelerators is to allow you to access every command by using only the keyboard. ...

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