Excel Keyboard Shortcuts: Extending a Selection

Learn to Be More Efficient in Microsoft Excel (Part 9 of a 20-Part Excel Course Series)
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 43 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

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 14 ways to work more efficiently when Extending a Selection 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!

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What are the requirements?

  • Windows PC or laptop

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become MORE PRODUCTIVE in Microsoft Excel
  • Save minutes each day
  • Show off your cool new skills: impress others with 14 awesome tips, tricks, and keyboard shortcuts

Who is the target audience?

  • 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)

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Section 1: Getting Started in the Course
Getting Started in the Course
DOWNLOADS: Guide to Other Mini-Courses in Series & Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts
Overview of Specific Keyboard Shortcuts Covered in Course
Section 2: Keyboard Shortcuts
09.01 - (Shift + →) - Extending Selection by One Cell Right
09.02 - (Shift + ←) - Extending Selection by One Cell Left
09.03 - (Shift + ↑) - Extending Selection by One Cell Up
09.04 - (Shift + ↓) - Extending Selection by One Cell Down
09.05 - (Ctrl + Shift + →) - Extending Selection to the Last Cell Right
09.06 - (Ctrl + Shift + ←) - Extending Selection to the Last Cell Left
09.07 - (Ctrl + Shift + ↓) - Extending Selection to the Last Cell Down
09.08 - (Ctrl + Shift + ↑) - Extending Selection to the Last Cell Up
09.09 - (Shift + Page Up) - Extending Selection Up One Screen
09.10 - (Shift + Page Down) - Extending Selection Down One Screen
09.11 - (Shift + Home) - Extending Selection to Start of Row
09.12 - (Ctrl + Shift + Home) - Extending Selection to First Cell in Worksheet
09.13 - (Ctrl + Shift + End) - Extending Selection to Last Cell in Worksheet
09.14 - (F8) - Toggling Extend Selection Mode On or Off
Section 3: Course Wrap-Up
Final Thoughts & Next Steps
DOWNLOAD: Guide to Other Mini-Courses in Series (As Shown Above)
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