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Go Home Early

Volume 4, No. 11

Too much to do in your eight-hour workday? Spending too much time on the job?  Incorporate shortcuts into your routines; be able to spend more time at the beach or in the mountains. Here are a few key combinations to commit to memory when using Microsoft products: Excel and Word.

EXCEL 2007with curser active in a cell use the following key combinations to :

--Enter current date

Control / ;

--Enter current time

Shift /:

--Move to last cell on worksheet

Control/End key

--Extend selection to last cell on worksheet

Control/Shift/End key

--Fill selected cell range with current entry

Control/Enter

--Select entire column

Control/Spacebar

--Select entire  row

Shift/Spacebar

--Hide selected row(s)

Control/9

--Unhide hidden row(s)

Control/Shift/(

--Hide selected columns(s)

Control/0

--Unhide selected column(s)

Control/Shift/)

WORD 2007add special characters by using the following key combinations to insert :

--Line break

Shift/Enter

--Page break

Control/Enter

--Column break

Control/Shift/Enter

   
   

--Nonbreaking hyphen

Control/Shift/-

--Nonbreaking space

Control/Shift/spacebar

--Copyright symbol

Alt/Control/C

--Registered trademark symbol

Alt/Control/R

--An ellipsis

Alt/Control/.

--Print preview

Alt/Control/i

--Print document

Control/p

--Close document

Control/w

For more shortcuts checkout the ISSInfo handouts at:

Excel:  http://www.callutheran.edu/iss/training/documents/Shortcuts_Excel.pdf

Word:  http://www.callutheran.edu/iss/training/documents/2007ShortcutsWord.pdf

And now for going home early part?  Just kidding.  

*This Issue’s Techno Term:

Term:  gateway
Definition:  hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so data can be transferred between multiple computers

Example in a sentence:   When an email message is transmitted, it may pass through several gateways before arriving in the recipient’s inbox.

Source:  http://www.techterms.com/definition/gateway

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