Quick spreadsheet shortcuts

A list of useful keyboard shortcuts when using Microsoft Excel.

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Task Shortcut
Open a workbook
Ctrl + O
Close the current workbook Ctrl + W
Save a workbook
Ctrl + S
Open Help F1
Undo an action Ctrl + Z
Redo or repeat an action Ctrl + Y
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Cut Ctrl + X
Bold Ctrl + B
Italic Ctrl + I
Underline Ctrl + U
Print a workbook Ctrl + P