There are plenty of shortcuts provided in Excel program for data entry. Their purpose is twofold:
- to reduce data entry time, and
- to reduce data entry mistakes, to avoid errors
I don't think that average Excel user can remember or need to use all of them. However, several of those shortcuts are helpful for almost all users and are worth remembering.
Here is my very short list of shortcuts for data entry and basic editing.
Press CTRL key together with:
By the way, if it happens that you enter lots of textual data in Excel or Word, I'd recommend installing and utilizing on your computer or tablet the "PhraseExpress" software that you can download and use for free.