Quick access to cell formatting
Quickly access cell formatting options using the format cells shortcut.
Accessing cell formats
How to quickly access the format settings for selected cells.
What is the shortcut to open the format cells dialog?
You can use this keyboard shortcut to open the Format Cells dialog:
|Open the Format Cells dialog||Ctrl + 1|
Format cells shortcut compared to using the ribbon toolbar
You can also edit some cell formats using the format settings on the ribbon toolbar.
The formatting options on the toolbar can change with different situations (such as the size of your screen), but the format settings shown in the Format Cells dialog stay the same in these changing environments.
Access extra settings for cell formats
The Format Cells dialog contains all of the formatting settings that live on the ribbon toolbar, and more.
If you need to change some particular aspect of a cell’s formatting and the toolbar does not contain that setting, look in the Format Cells dialog instead.
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