Shortcut to jump to last cell and first cell in Excel

In this article, we will learn the Shortcut to jump to the last cell and first cell in Excel.

Scenario:

Generally, when working with large datasets, sometimes we need to toggle between cells. To get the idea of whole data and clear some discrepancies using these shortcuts. Where when working with data having blank cells it helps you to catch blank cells while traversing through data. Shortcut to traverse through data explained below.

How to solve the problem?

Here we need to use the shortcuts explained for the action in front of it.

Ctrl + up arrow key moves your cell from selected cell to last filled data in the upward direction or first row depending on the selected cell. More explained process can be understood from the gif shown below.

Here in the above gif Ctrl + up arrow key is used three times. 

Ctrl + down array key jumps from the selected cell to last filled data in downward direction or the last row depending on the selected cell. 

Here shortcut keys are used three times.

Ctrl + left arrow key traverses through the left of the cell till last filled data or the first column.

Here we used Ctrl + left arrow shortcut keys thrice to reach till it reaches the first column.

Ctrl + Right arrow key traverses through the right of the selected cell till last filled data or the last column.

Using the shortcut key three times, reach to the last column.

Ctrl + PgDp (page down) keys shift from your current tab to the adjacent right tab. If you are already on the right most tab, then this shortcut will do nothing, that will be the indication that you are already on the right most tab.

 

Here the shortcut is used till it reaches right most sheet

Ctrl + PgUp (Page up) keys to shift from the current tab to the left adjacent tab in Excel. If you are already on the left most tab, then this shortcut will do nothing, that will be the indication that you are already on the left most tab.

Here the shortcut is used till we reach the left most tab. Switch between tabs and cells using these shortcuts and leave the mouse cursor for selecting options from the menu. 

 

Selecting cells using shortcut

Use Ctrl + Shift + arrow key (out of 4 arrow keys) to select the cells while traversing through data. Select cells and ranges to use it in as arguments in formulas using this shortcut. 

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