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Tips and Tricks- Intermediate

Selecting ranges with mouse and arrow keys- short cuts

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You may find it useful to learn some of the quick ways to get around your spreadsheet. Whether you use your mouse/ trackpad or the arrow keys, by combining them with CTRL and SHIFT you can do things faster.

Working with a mouse/ trackpad

You can activate cells that are not next to each other.

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OR, highlight a large area (without clicking the mouse and then holding it while you scroll all the way down).

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Working with the arrow keys

If you use the arrow keys there are some useful helper keys to:

Highlight a number of cells,

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Jump to the end of a range (where the last cell with something in it is):

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or quickly highlight a range with your arrow keys:

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