Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with Files
Select Cells in Excel or
1 Click the cell representing
the upper-left corner of the
cells you want to select.
2 Drag the cell pointer across
the cells you want to select.
B The program highlights the
characters to indicate that
they are selected.
To cancel a selection, click
anywhere outside the text or
press any arrow key on your
How can I use my keyboard to select text?
To select text or cells to the left or right of the insertion point or cell pointer, press
. To select a paragraph or cells above or below the insertion point or cell pointer, press
. To select all text or cells from the insertion point or cell pointer location onward, press
. To select all of the text or cells above the insertion point or cell pointer location, press
. To select all the text or cells containing data in the file, press