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Edit cell in Excel shortcut (F2)

Here are some shortcut keys for editing cells in Windows and Mac. Normally, editing a cell requires double-clicking the cell with the mouse, but with shortcut keys, you do not have to take your hands off the keyboard to edit a cell. If you want a quicker way to operate Excel, please look at this page.

Shortcut keys for editing cells

Windows
F2

Mac
control + U

Edit cell with shortcut key

Here is how to edit a cell using the shortcut keys.

Total Time: 1 minute

Select a cell

Select a cell

Select the cell you want to edit.

Cell is editable

Cell is editable

Press F2 to put the cell in edit mode and display the cursor in the cell.

Edit cell

Edit cell

Press Del to delete data and enter new data.

Cell editing is completed

Cell editing is completed

Press Ctrl + Enter to complete cell editing.

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