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May 22 2009   3:44PM GMT

Excel Shortcuts: More useful Excel shortcuts to quickly format Excel like a pro

Jerry Lees Jerry Lees Profile: Jerry Lees

Like I mentioned in an earlier post I’ve been working quite a bit in Microsoft Office recently, in this post (and the next one) I’ll bring you a series of quick short cut keys to help you format your Microsoft Excel documents quickly and easily.

The following shortcuts come in quite handy when you are formatting numbers or need to place a border on a particular cell.

Apply the general number format Ctrl + Shift + ~
Turn numbers into dollars Ctrl + Shift + $
Make numbers a percentage Ctrl + Shift + %
Apply a border Ctrl + Shift + &


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