×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Indenting Shortcut

Indenting Shortcut

Indenting Shortcut

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

Thanks

RE: Indenting Shortcut

Hello,

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

TTFN

RE: Indenting Shortcut

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

Thanks

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
johnwm

RE: Indenting Shortcut

Sorry I'm a bit late!

Good Luck
johnwm

RE: Indenting Shortcut


Alt Gr + Tab

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login



News


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close