Excel Hack

Close Excel shortcut (Ctrl + W,Alt + F4)

When you finish working in Excel and close a book, you press the close button in the upper right corner of the screen, but there are also shortcut keys for closing Excel. Although it is only a small operation, reviewing such basic operations will lead to time saving in your work. We will introduce shortcut keys for closing Excel that can be used on both Windows and Mac.

Shortcut key to close Excel

Close Excel

Windows
Alt + F4

Mac
command + Q

Close active book

Windows
Ctrl + W

Mac
command + W or control + W

Close Excel

Completely close the Excel using the shortcut keys.

Total Time: 1 minute

Current file

Current file

An Excel file is opened. From this state, use the shortcut keys to close Excel completely.

Excel closes

Excel closes

Press Alt + F4 to close Excel completely.

Close active book

Open a file

An Excel file is opened. From this state, use the shortcut keys to close Excel book.

Close active book

Press Ctrl +W will close only the book and leave Excel running.

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