# Shortcuts For Mac Excel

Many of you are transitioning to Excel for the Mac, and have asked us what our favorite Excel Mac shortcuts are. While our keyboard covers show the 20 most commonly used shortcuts, there are definitely a few gems that really make using Excel on the Mac that much better than the PC. That’s right…I said it…Excel for the Mac is better than the PC!

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- Shortcuts For Mac Excel

Excel keyboard shortcuts (Windows and Mac) File. Create new workbook. This article describes the keyboard shortcuts, function keys, and some other common shortcut keys in Excel for Mac. Notes: The settings in some versions of the Mac operating system (OS) and some utility applications might conflict with keyboard shortcuts and function key operations in Office for Mac.

In mac, we use CTRL+COMMAND+V key combination to open the paste special dialog. To select an option from the list, we use the COMMAND+letter key in mac. Let's have some examples to see the paste special shortcuts in action. Excel Paste Special Example. Here I have an excel table that is formatted and has formulas in it. Now press the shortcut. Increase/Decrease Font Size – SHIFT+COMMAND+. (increase) SHIFT+COMMAND+, (decrease) The.

Here are the** Top 5:**

## 1) Increase/Decrease Font Size – SHIFT+COMMAND+. (increase)SHIFT+COMMAND+, (decrease)

The reason why this is the best Mac Excel shortcut is because it doesn’t even exist on the PC! Quickly increase and decrease the font size without going through the Format Cells menu or clicking on the pesky font size drop-down in the toolbar.

## 2) Delete Everything in Selected Cells – FN+DELETE

Why is it so hard to delete stuff in Excel for the Mac? Press **fn+delete** and you’ll actually delete everything in your selection and the **delete** button actually works like it’s intended to work.

### Shortcuts For Excel Mac 2011

## 3) Create Filter – SHIFT+COMMAND+F

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You have a list of data and you need to create a filter. Instead of going through the regular toolbar, navigate to the first row with the field names in your list and hit **shift+command+f**. Simple.

## 4) Center Align Data – COMMAND+E

You have a bunch of cells with data and they are all weirdly aligned. Some are right-aligned and some are left-aligned. The reason why this shortcut is so powerful is because it’s SO EASY to use! There is no equivalent on the PC; the PC shortcut is **ALT, H, A, C**! Definitely a lot simpler to hit **command+e** in my opinion!

## 5) Autosum a Bunch of Numbers – SHIFT+COMMAND+T

We’ve all had to type **=SUM(blah blah blah) **before to sum a bunch of numbers. This handy shortcut let’s you create the sum automatically without having to type in the formula! Just go to the empty cell below a bunch of numbers you want to sum and hit **shift+command+t** and Excel automatically knows which cells you want to sum!

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## In conclusion, Excel for the Mac is pretty powerful…

### Shortcuts For Mac Excel

Which Excel for Mac shortcuts do you use every day? Which Excel shortcuts **on the PC** do you wish existed on the Mac?