Keyboard shortcuts in React Spreadsheet component

30 Nov 20237 minutes to read

The keyboard shortcuts supported in the spreadsheet are,

Shortcut Description
Ctrl + O Displays dialog to open a file.
Ctrl + S / Alt + F2 Saves the workbook.
F2 Enables edit mode.
ESC Cancel edit mode and discard the changes.
Backspace and SPACE Clears content of the active cell and enables edit mode.
Ctrl + C Copies the selected cells.
Ctrl + X Cuts the selected cells.
Ctrl + V Paste the clipboard(cut or copied) content in the new selected range.
Ctrl + B Applies or removes bold formatting.
Ctrl + I Applies or removes italic formatting.
Ctrl + U Applies or removes underline.
Ctrl + 5 Applies or removes strikethrough.
Ctrl + Z Reverses (Undo) the last action.
Ctrl + Y Repeats (Redo) the last reversed action.
Ctrl + K It opens the Insert Hyperlink dialog for adding new hyperlink to a cell. If the selected cell already contains hyperlink, it opens the Edit Hyperlink dialog.
Ctrl + F / Shift + F5 Opens Find dialog.
Ctrl + H Opens Find and Replace dialog.
Ctrl + G Opens GoTo dialog, which helps to navigate to cell.
Ctrl + Shift + L Applies filter to the first row of the selected range or used range.
Alt + F Opens the File menu.
Alt + H Go to Home tab.
Alt + N Go to Insert tab.
Alt + M Go to Formulas tab.
Alt + A Go to Data tab.
Alt + W Go to View tab.
Spacebar or Enter Activate a selected button.
Ctrl + F8 Expand or collapse the ribbon content.
Ctrl + Shift + U Expand or collapse the formula bar.
Ctrl + 9 Hide the selected row.
Ctrl + 0 Hide the selected column.
Ctrl + & Apply an outline border to the selected cells.
Ctrl + Shift + & Apply an outline border to the cells that you’ve chosen.
Ctrl + Shift + ~ Apply the General number format.
Ctrl + Shift + $ Apply the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses).
Shift + F10 Open the context menu.
Ctrl + % Apply the Percentage format with no decimal places.
Ctrl + ^ Apply the Scientific 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 AM or PM.
Ctrl + Shift + ! Apply the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values.
Ctrl + Spacebar Select an entire column in a worksheet.
Shift + Spacebar Select an entire row in a worksheet.
Shift + F3 Opens Insert Function dialog.
Ctrl + Alt + N Opens new workbook.
Shift + Alt + K Open the List All Sheets dropdown option.
Alt + Down Open the list data validation menu and filter menu.
Alt + Up Close the list data validation menu and filter menu.
Delete Remove the contents of the cell.
Shift + F11 Add a new sheet.
Ctrl + Shift + 9 Unhide the selected rows.
Ctrl + Shift + 0 Unhide the selected columns.
Ctrl + D Fill the cell down.
Ctrl + R Fill the cell right.


You can refer to our React Spreadsheet feature tour page for its groundbreaking feature representations. You can also explore our React Spreadsheet example to knows how to present and manipulate data.

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