Excel Hack

Insert comment in Excel shortcut (Shift + F2)

Excel has a feature that allows you to add descriptions called comments and notes to cells. Currently, in Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), the function that allows you to add text to a cell is called notes, and the function that allows you to enter text in a threaded format is called comment. Learn how to use shortcuts to add notes and comment.

Insert notes shortcut

Windows
Shift + F2
Access Key: Alt + R + T + N or Alt + I + M

Mac
shift + F2

Insert comment shortcut

Windows
Ctrl +Shift + F2
Access Key: Alt + R + C

Mac
command + shift + F2

Insert notes shortcut

You can insert texts into any cell using the shortcut keys.

Total Time: 1 minute

Select a cell

Select a cell

Select any cell in which you want to insert notes.

Notes inserted

Notes inserted

Press Shift + F2 or Alt + R + T + N. Notes inserted.

Insert comment shortcut

Select cell and press shortcut key

Select any cell in which you want to insert comment.

Comment will be inserted

Press Ctrl + Shift + F2 or Alt + R + C. Comment inserted.

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