Excel Keyboard Shortcuts: Using Workbooks

Learn to Be More Efficient in Microsoft Excel (Part 4 of a 20-Part Excel Course Series)
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Excel Keyboard Shortcuts: Using Workbooks
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (411 ratings)
16,651 students
Become MORE PRODUCTIVE in Microsoft Excel
Save minutes each day
Show off your cool new skills: impress others with 16 awesome tips, tricks, and keyboard shortcuts


  • Windows PC or laptop

Most Recent Course Update:

December 2015

Course Description

Are you a Microsoft Excel user? How well do you know the program? Can you do most actions in Excel without using your mouse?

If not: Stop wasting time.

Learn to save several minutes each day by slightly tweaking your workflow. Discover 16 ways to work more efficiently with Workbooks in Microsoft Excel.


  • Become the go-to keyboard savant in your office.
  • Impress your boss.
  • Get more done each day.
  • Use the hours you save to make more money or just have some fun!

The choice is yours.

Click “Take This Course" now, and become MORE PRODUCTIVE today!

See you in on the other side.


Co-Founder of ProductivityMe

Who this course is for:
  • Course is for PC-users of Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016
  • Excel for Mac uses a different set of keyboard shortcuts; this course is not recommended for Excel 2011 Mac or Excel 2016 for Mac (unless user is running Windows on Boot Camp or Parallels)
Course content
3 sections • 21 lectures • 1h 11m total length
  • Introduction to the Course
  • DOWNLOADS: Guide to Other Mini-Courses in Series & Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Overview of Specific Keyboard Shortcuts Covered in Course
  • 04.01 - (Shift + F11) - Inserting a New Worksheet
  • 04.02 - (Ctrl + Page Down) - Going to Next Worksheet
  • 04.03 - (Ctrl + Page Up) - Going to Previous Worksheet
  • 04.04 - (F6) - Moving to Next Pane
  • 04.05 - (Shift + F6) - Moving to Previous Pane
  • 04.06 - (Ctrl + Tab) - Going to Next Workbook
  • 04.07 - (Ctrl + Shift + Tab) - Going to Previous Workbook
  • 04.08 - (Ctrl + F9) - Minimizing Current Workbook Window
  • 04.09 - (Shift + Left Click) - Selecting Adjacent Worksheet(s)
  • 04.10 - (Ctrl + Left Click) - Selecting Non-Adjacent Worksheet(s)
  • 04.11 - (Customize Q.A.T.) - Hiding a Worksheet
  • 04.12 - (Customize Q.A.T.) - Unhiding a Worksheet
  • 04.13 - (Alt ... O ... HR) - Renaming a Worksheet
  • 04.14 - (Alt ... E ... M) - Moving a Worksheet
  • 04.15 - (Alt ... E ... M) - Copying a Worksheet
  • 04.16 - (Alt ... E ... L) - Deleting a Worksheet
  • Final Thoughts & Next Steps
  • DOWNLOAD: Guide to Other Mini-Courses in Series (As Shown Above)
    2 pages

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Tolan went to the University of Arizona. He graduated summa cuma laude in the top 1% of his class with a Bachelor’s of Science Administration in Finance & Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor’s of Arts in French & East Asian Studies.

Tolan has worked at a top-tier economic consulting firm, specializing in Energy Deals and Financial Litigation.

Fun Facts about Tolan:

Tolan is the oldest of 3 children. He loves to travel.

Tolan has lived in Paris, New York, London, Beijing, Hangzhou, and Casablanca.

Odd fact? Tolan’s left leg is 5mm shorter than his right.

If Tolan had a year off, he’d learn a fourth language- maybe Portuguese, Spanish, or Hindi.

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ProductivityMe Co-founder & Udemy Instructor

Ryan graduated summa cuma laude in the top 3% of his class with a Bachelor’s of Science Administration in Management Information Systems & Entrepreneurship.

Ryan has worked in non-profits as well as in Enterprise Management Software. He has worked as a consultant, as a tutor, even a bit in retail!

Fun Facts about Ryan:

Ryan is the younger of 2 children. Though he travels a lot for work, Ryan thinks of Tucson as home.

Ryan loves to write. Short-stories and essays are mostly his passion, but Ryan has even started screenplays, just for kicks!

If Ryan had a year off, he’d probably learn to code. That or start (another) company. Who knows, maybe he’d even do both!