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Commonly Used Shortcut Keys

v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Excel 2003
Keystroke

Anchoring cells

F4 (in edit cell mode (F2))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Alt T U

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Alt T U T

27

Group rows or columns

Alt D G or (Shift+Alt+)

...Trace dependents

Alt T U D

28

...Hide grouped range

Alt D G H

...Remove arrows

Alt T U A

29

...Show grouped range

Alt D G S

Auto sum

Alt+=

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Alt D G or (Shift+Alt+)

Borders outside area

Ctrl+Shift+7

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Ctrl+Underscore (Ctrl+Shift+)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Alt E A A

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Alt E M / Alt E M, Alt+C

10

Comment inserting

Shift+F2 or (Alt I M)

34

Name a cell

Alt I N D or (Ctrl+F3)

11

Comment deleting

Alt E A M

35

Page Break Preview / Normal

Alt V P / Alt V N

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl+C / Ctrl+X

36

Page setup

Alt F U

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl+V or (Enter)

37

Print

Ctrl+P or (Alt F P)

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+C, Alt E S T

38

Print preview

Alt F V

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+C, Alt E S F

39

Redo

Ctrl+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ / Ctrl++

40

Rename sheet

Alt O H R

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Backspace

41

Repeat

F4

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

F2

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Alt F T S

20

Font change size

Ctrl+Shift+P

44

Tools options

Alt T O

21

Format cells

Ctrl+1 or (Alt O E)

45

Undo

Ctrl+Z

22

Function inserting

Alt I F or (Shift+F3)

46

Workbooks toggle

Ctrl+Tab

23

Go to

F5 or (Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Ctrl+Page Up / Ctrl+Page Down

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5, Alt+S O X

48

Zoom sizing / return to 100%

Alt V Z / Alt V Z 1

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Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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Commonly Used Shortcut Keys


v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Excel 2007
Keystroke

Anchoring cells

F4 (in edit cell mode (F2))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Alt M (See "Formula Auditing")

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Alt M P

27

Group rows or columns

Alt A G G or (Shift+Alt+)

...Trace dependents

Alt M D

28

...Hide grouped range

Alt A H

...Remove arrows

Alt M A A

29

...Show grouped range

Alt A J

Auto sum

Alt+=

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Alt A U U or (Shift+Alt+)

Borders outside area

Ctrl+Shift+7

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Ctrl+Underscore (Ctrl+Shift+)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Alt H E A

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Alt H O M, Alt+C

10

Comment inserting

Shift+F2 or (Alt R C)

34

Name a cell

Alt M M D or (Alt M N N) or (Ctrl+F3)

11

Comment deleting

Alt R D

35

Page Break Preview / Normal

Alt W I / Alt W L

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl+C / Ctrl+X

36

Page setup

Alt P S P

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl+V or (Enter)

37

Print

Ctrl+P or (Alt F P)

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+C, Alt H V S T or (Ctrl+Alt+V T)

38

Print preview

Alt F W V or (Ctrl + F2)

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+C, Alt H V F or (Ctrl+Alt+V F)

39

Redo

Ctrl+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ / Ctrl++

40

Rename sheet

Alt H O R

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Backspace

41

Repeat

F4

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

F2

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Alt P R S

20

Font change size

Alt H F S or (Ctrl+Shift+P, Alt S)

44

Tools (Excel) options

Alt F I

21

Format cells

Ctrl+1 or (Alt H O E)

45

Undo

Ctrl+Z

22

Function inserting

Alt M F or (Shift+F3)

46

Workbooks toggle

Ctrl+Tab

23

Go to

F5 or (Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Ctrl+Page Up / Ctrl+Page Down

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5, Alt+S O X

48

Zoom sizing / return to 100%

Alt W Q / Alt W J

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Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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Commonly Used Shortcut Keys Excel 2010-2016


v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Keystroke

Anchoring cells

F4 (in edit cell mode (F2))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Alt M (See "Formula Auditing")

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Alt M P

27

Group rows or columns

Alt A G G or (Shift+Alt+)

...Trace dependents

Alt M D

28

...Hide grouped range

Alt A H

...Remove arrows

Alt M A A

29

...Show grouped range

Alt A J

Auto sum

Alt+=

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Alt A U U or (Shift+Alt+)

Borders outside area

Ctrl+Shift+7

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Ctrl+Underscore (Ctrl+Shift+)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Alt H E A

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Alt H O M, Alt+C

10

Comment inserting

Shift+F2 or (Alt R C)

34

Name a cell

Alt M M D or (Alt M N N) or (Ctrl+F3)

11

Comment deleting

Alt R D

35

Page Break Preview / Normal

Alt W I / Alt W L

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl+C / Ctrl+X

36

Page setup

Alt P S P

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl+V or (Enter)

37

Print

Ctrl+P or (Alt F P)

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+C, Alt H V S T or (Ctrl+Alt+V T)

38

Print preview

Alt F P V or (Ctrl + F2)

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+C, Alt H V F or (Ctrl+Alt+V F)

39

Redo

Ctrl+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ / Ctrl++

40

Rename sheet

Alt H O R

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Backspace

41

Repeat

F4

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

F2

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Alt P R S

20

Font change size

Alt H F S or (Ctrl+Shift+P, Alt S)

44

Tools (Excel) options

Alt F T

21

Format cells

Ctrl+1 or (Alt H O E)

45

Undo

Ctrl+Z

22

Function inserting

Alt M F or (Shift+F3)

46

Workbooks toggle

Ctrl+Tab

23

Go to

F5 or (Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Ctrl+Page Up / Ctrl+Page Down

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5, Alt+S O X

48

Zoom sizing / return to 100%

Alt W Q / Alt W J

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Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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Commonly Used Shortcut Keys Mac Excel 2008


v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Keystroke

Anchoring cells

Cmd+T (in edit cell mode (Ctrl+U))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing"

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Precedents"

27

Group rows or columns

Cmd+Shift+K

...Trace dependents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Dependents"

28

...Hide grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Hide"

...Remove arrows

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Remove All Arrows"

29

...Show grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Unhide"

Auto sum

Cmd+Shift+T Enter

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Cmd+Shift+J

Borders outside area

Cmd+Option+0 (zero)

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Cmd+Option+ - (minus)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Cmd+shift+? "clear>all"

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Move or Copy Sheet," Cmd+R

10

Comment insert or read

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N

34

Name a cell

Ctrl+L or Ctrl+F3

11

Comment delete

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N, Delete

35

Page Layout / Normal

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout" / "Normal"

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl or Cmd+C / Ctrl or Cmd+X

36

Page setup

Cmd+shift+? "Page Setup"

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl or Cmd+V or <fn> Enter

37

Print

Ctrl (or Cmd)+P

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+F2 E Enter P (Paste Spl.) Enter, Cmd+T

38

Print preview

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout"

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+F2 E Enter P (Paste Spl.) Enter, Cmd+F

39

Redo

Cmd+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ - (minus) / Ctrl+ I

40

Rename sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Sheet>Rename"

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Delete

41

Repeat

F4

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

Ctrl+U

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Cmd+shift+? "Print Area>Set"

20

Font change size

Cmd+Shift+. (period) / , (comma)

44

Tools (Excel) options

Cmd+, (comma)

21

Format cells

Cmd+1

45

Undo

Ctrl or Cmd+Z

22

Function inserting

Shift+F3

46

Workbooks toggle

Ctrl+Tab or Cmd+`

23

Go to

F5 (or Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Option+Left Arrow / Right Arrow

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5 Cmd+S Cmd+O Cmd+X

48

Zoom sizing / (return to 100%)

Cmd+shift+? "Zoom," Cmd+1

The Excel Help Search functio n (Cmd+Shift+?) allo ws yo u to access vario us co mmands witho ut using the mo use. Only necessary to enter underlined po rtio n o f wo rd to access functio ns (auto co mplete will reco gnize functio n).
To access the menu bar witho ut using the mo use yo u can ho ld Ctrl and press F2. Yo u may then jump to a menu with the keybo ard letters and use the do wn arro w to access it. This takes the place o f the A lt key that is used in Windo ws.
These keystro kes assume M ac has been o ptimized fo r financial mo deling by fo llo wing the steps in the TTS M ac Setup Video s.

1999-2016 Training The Street, Inc.


All rights reserved.

Preparing Financial
Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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All rights reserved.

Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Shortcut Keys Mac Excel 2011


v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Keystroke

Anchoring cells

Cmd+T (in edit cell mode (Ctrl+U))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing"

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Precedents"

27

Group rows or columns

Cmd+Shift+K

...Trace dependents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Dependents"

28

...Hide grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Hide"

...Remove arrows

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Remove All Arrows"

29

...Show grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Unhide"

Auto sum

Cmd+Shift+T Enter

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Cmd+Shift+J

Borders outside area

Cmd+Option+0 (zero)

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Cmd+Option+ - (minus)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Cmd+shift+? "clear>all"

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Move or Copy Sheet," Cmd+R

10

Comment insert or read

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N

34

Name a cell

Ctrl+L or Ctrl+F3

11

Comment delete

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N, Delete

35

Page Layout / Normal

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout" / "Normal"

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl or Cmd+C / Ctrl or Cmd+X

36

Page setup

Cmd+shift+? "Page Setup"

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl or Cmd+V or <fn> Enter

37

Print

Ctrl or Cmd+P

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Cmd+V, Cmd+T

38

Print preview

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout"

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Cmd+V, Cmd+F

39

Redo

Ctrl or Cmd+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ - (minus) / Ctrl+ I

40

Rename sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Sheet>Rename"

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Delete

41

Repeat

NA

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

Ctrl+U

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Cmd+shift+? "Print Area>Set"

20

Font change size

Cmd+Shift+. (period) / , (comma)

44

Tools (Excel) options

Cmd+, (comma)

21

Format cells

Cmd+1

45

Undo

Ctrl or Cmd+Z

22

Function inserting

Shift+F3

46

Workbooks toggle

Ctrl+Tab or Cmd+~

23

Go to

F5 (or Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Alt+Left Arrow / Right Arrow

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5 Cmd+S Cmd+O Cmd+X

48

Zoom sizing / (return to 100%)

Cmd+shift+? "Zoom," Cmd+1

The Excel Help Search functio n (Cmd+Shift+?) allo ws yo u to access vario us co mmands witho ut using the mo use. Only necessary to enter underlined po rtio n o f wo rd to access functio ns (auto co mplete will reco gnize functio n).
To access the menu bar witho ut using the mo use yo u can ho ld Ctrl and press F2. Yo u may then jump to a menu with the keybo ard letters and use the do wn arro w to access it. This takes the place o f the A lt key that is used in Windo ws.
These keystro kes assume M ac has been o ptimized fo r financial mo deling by fo llo wing the steps in the TTS M ac Setup Video s.

1999-2016 Training The Street, Inc.


All rights reserved.

Preparing Financial
Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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All rights reserved.

Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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Professionals for Success

Commonly Used Shortcut Keys Mac Excel 2016


v6.1

Action

Keystroke

Action

Keystroke

Anchoring cells

F4 (in edit cell mode (F2))

25

Go to end (contiguous range)

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Auditing toolbar

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing"

26

Go to precedent cell(s) / Return

Ctrl+[ / F5, Enter

...Trace precedents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Precedents"

27

Group rows or columns

Shift+Alt+

...Trace dependents

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Trace Dependents"

28

...Hide grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Hide"

...Remove arrows

Cmd+shift+? "Auditing>Remove All Arrows"

29

...Show grouped range

Cmd+shift+? "Row>Unhide"

Auto sum

Cmd+Shift+T

30

...Ungroup rows or columns

Shift+Alt+

Borders outside area

Ctrl+Shift+7

31

Highlight a contiguous range

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys

Borders remove all

Ctrl+Underscore (Ctrl+Shift+)

32

Highlight entire column / row

Ctrl+Spacebar / Shift+Spacebar

Clear All

Cmd+shift+? "clear>all"

33

Move a sheet / Copy a sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Move or Copy Sheet," Cmd+R

10

Comment insert or read

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N

34

Name a cell

Ctrl+L

11

Comment delete

Shift+F2 or Cmd+Shift+N, Delete

35

Page Layout / Normal

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout" / "Normal"

12

Copy / Cut

Ctrl or Cmd+C / Ctrl or Cmd+X

36

Page setup

Cmd+shift+? "Page Setup"

13

Paste (after copy or cut)

Ctrl or Cmd+V or Enter

37

Print

Ctrl or Cmd+P

14

Copy, Paste special formats

Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Alt+V T

38

Print preview

Cmd+shift+? "Page Layout"

15

Copy, Paste special formulas

Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Alt+V F

39

Redo

Ctrl or Cmd+Y

16

Delete / Insert

Ctrl+ - (minus) / Ctrl++

40

Rename sheet

Cmd+shift+? "Sheet>Rename"

17

Deselect to original cell

Shift+Delete

41

Repeat

F4

18

Edit cell / Highlight precedents

F2 or Ctrl+U

42

Replace

Ctrl+H

19

Fill right / Fill down

Ctrl+R / Ctrl+D

43

Set print area

Cmd+shift+? "Print Area>Set"

20

Font change size

Cmd+Shift+. (period) / , (comma)

44

Tools (Excel) options

Cmd+, (comma)

21

Format cells

Ctrl+1

45

Undo

Ctrl or Cmd+Z

22

Function inserting

Shift+F3

46

Workbooks toggle

Cmd+~

23

Go to

F5 (or Ctrl+G)

47

Worksheets move between

Alt+Left Arrow / Right Arrow

24

Go to constants (highlight inputs) F5, special, constants, text

48

Zoom sizing / (return to 100%)

Cmd+shift+? "Zoom"

The Excel Help Search functio n (Cmd+Shift+?) allo ws yo u to access vario us co mmands witho ut using the mo use. Only necessary to enter underlined po rtio n o f wo rd to access functio ns (auto co mplete will reco gnize functio n).
To access the menu bar witho ut using the mo use yo u can ho ld Ctrl and press F2. Yo u may then jump to a menu with the keybo ard letters and use the do wn arro w to access it. This takes the place o f the A lt key that is used in Windo ws.
These keystro kes assume M ac has been o ptimized fo r financial mo deling by fo llo wing the steps in the TTS M ac Setup Video s.

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Commonly Used Functions


To insert a function in a cell, use Shift+F3 (Function Wizard)
Note: If typing the syntax of a formula, Ctrl+A shows the function arguments.

Type of Function
Absolute function
And function
Choose function
Columns function
Comp. annual growth rate
Count function
Hlookup function
If statement
Indirect function
Match function
Net present value
Offset function
Or function
Sum-of-years digits deprec.
Text function
Vlookup function

Common Use
Parity check
If statement logic
Scenarios
To count N periods (e.g., rate function)
IRR and growth over a period (1)
Data mining
Used to reference inputs on an output page
Error handling and switches
Used to change references within a formula
Used to search for specific items in a cell range
Discounted cash flow analysis (2)
Scenarios
If statement logic
Modeling depreciation
Footnotes, titles, and subtitles
Used to reference inputs on an output page

(1) Compound annual growth rate formula:

FV

1
PV

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Formula
=ABS(number)
=AND(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=CHOOSE(index number, value1, value2..)
=COLUMNS(reference range)
=RATE(periods, payment, -PV, FV, type)
=COUNT(value1, value2, value3..)
=HLOOKUP(lookup, array, row index, range lookup)
=IF(logical test, value if true, value if false)
=INDIRECT(ref_text, [a1])
=MATCH(lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type])
=NPV(rate, value1, value2, value3..)
=OFFSET(reference, rows, columns, height, width)
=OR(logical argument1, logical argument2..)
=SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)
=TEXT(value, format of text)
=VLOOKUP(lookup, array, col. index, range lookup)

(2) Net present value formula:


CF1
CF2
CFN

...
1
2
(1 r) (1 r)
(1 r)N

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