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Indenting Shortcut

Indenting Shortcut

Indenting Shortcut

Can anybody tell me the "Keyboard" shortcut for indenting text in a cell. i.e., I do not want to touch my mouse.


RE: Indenting Shortcut


I don't beleive there is one, as seen from the help file

To    Press
Display the Style command (Format menu)    ALT+' (APOSTROPHE)
Display the Cells command (Format menu)    CTRL+1
Apply the General number format    CTRL+SHIFT+~
Apply the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers appear in parentheses)    CTRL+SHIFT+$
Apply the Percentage format with no decimal places     CTRL+SHIFT+%
Apply the Exponential number format with two decimal places    CTRL+SHIFT+^
Apply the Date format with the day, month, and year    CTRL+SHIFT+#
Apply the Time format with the hour and minute, and indicate A.M. or P.M.    CTRL+SHIFT+@
Apply the Number format with two decimal places, 1000 separator, and – for negative values    CTRL+SHIFT+!
Apply the outline border    CTRL+SHIFT+&
Remove all borders    CTRL+SHIFT+_
Apply or remove bold formatting    CTRL+B
Apply or remove italic formatting    CTRL+I
Apply or remove an underline    CTRL+U
Apply or remove strikethrough formatting    CTRL+5
Hide rows    CTRL+9
Unhide rows    CTRL+SHIFT+(
Hide columns    CTRL+0 (ZERO)
Unhide columns    CTRL+SHIFT+)

Why not create your own macro and store it in the personal file, you can create a shortcut key yourself.

Hope this helps.

maybe only a drafter
but the best user at this company!

RE: Indenting Shortcut

It used to be much more straightforward, but you should still be able to record the indent and outdent commands as macros and then assign a keyboard shortcut to them


RE: Indenting Shortcut

Done - a 20second job via the wonderful world of Macros. Didn't know if there was already a predefined way.


RE: Indenting Shortcut

Open VB editor (Under Tools|Macro)

Paste into the code window for This Workbook:

Sub Macro1()
   Selection.InsertIndent 1
End Sub

Go back to the spreadsheet, Tools|macros, select Macro 1 and click on Options. This allows you to set the control key to fire the macro.

Good Luck

RE: Indenting Shortcut

Sorry I'm a bit late!

Good Luck

RE: Indenting Shortcut

Alt Gr + Tab

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