Formatting cells takes just a few clicks — it couldn't get much simpler than choosing Cells from the Format menu and clicking the appropriate setting. However, you can also format a cell or range from the keyboard. For quick formatting tasks without a menu or mouse, use the following keyboard shortcuts:
- Date: [Ctrl] + #
- Number: [Ctrl] + !
- Time: [Ctrl] + :
- General: [Ctrl] + ~
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Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.