Excel Tip: Formatting with the keyboard

by | Jun 28, 2022 | Spreadsheets

Excel lets you apply multiple formatting features with either the mouse or the keyboard.

Some keyboard shortcuts are intuitive, such as Ctrl B for Bold and Ctrl I for Italics.

Some keyboard shortcuts are not intuitive. For example, Alt HFK decreases the font size.  As shown in the table below with a bit of creativity you can create a memorable mnemonic to help you remember the keyboard shortcut.

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