Navigation and selection shortcuts

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Table 1: Spreadsheet navigation shortcuts

Shortcut Keys Effect
Ctrl+Home Moves the cursor to the first cell in the sheet (A1).
Ctrl+End Moves the cursor to the last cell on the sheet that contains data.
Home Moves the cursor to the first cell of the current row.
End Moves the cursor to the last cell of the current row in a column containing data.
Ctrl+Left Arrow Moves the cursor to the left edge of the current data range. If the column to the left of the cell that contains the cursor is empty, the cursor moves to the next column to the left that contains data.
Ctrl+Right Arrow Moves the cursor to the right edge of the current data range. If the column to the right of the cell that contains the cursor is empty, the cursor moves to the next column to the right that contains data.
Ctrl+Up Arrow Moves the cursor to the top edge of the current data range. If the row above the cell that contains the cursor is empty, the cursor moves up to the next row that contains data.
Ctrl+Down Arrow Moves the cursor to the bottom edge of the current data range. If the row below the cell that contains the cursor is empty, the cursor moves down to the next row that contains data.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Selects all cells containing data from the current cell to the end of the continuous range of data cells, in the direction of the arrow pressed. If used to select rows and columns together, a rectangular cell range is selected.
Ctrl+Page Up Moves one sheet to the left. In the page preview it moves to the previous print page.
Ctrl+Page Down Moves one sheet to the right. In the page preview it moves to the next print page.
Page Up Moves the viewable rows up one screen.
Page Down Moves the viewable rows down one screen.
Alt+Page Up Moves the viewable columns one screen to the left.
Alt+Page Down Moves the viewable columns one screen to the right.
Shift+Ctrl+Page Up Adds the previous sheet to the current selection of sheets. If all the sheets in a spreadsheet are selected, this combination only selects the previous sheet. Makes the previous sheet the current sheet.
Shift+Ctrl+Page Down Adds the next sheet to the current selection of sheets. If all the sheets in a spreadsheet are selected, this combination only selects the next sheet. Makes the next sheet the current sheet.
Ctrl+* Selects the data range that contains the cursor. A range is a contiguous cell range that contains data and is bounded by empty row and columns. The “*” key is the multiplication sign on the numeric key pad.
Ctrl+/ Selects the matrix formula range that contains the cursor. The “/” key is the division sign on the numeric key pad.
Enter — in a selected range By default, moves the cursor down one cell in a selected range. To specify the direction that the cursor moves, choose Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org Calc > General.


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