keyboard to work with Ribbon programs in
Excel 2007: Sometimes it can be fun and convenient to work with the
keyboard using keybaord shortcuts to access the Ribbon programs in
Press and release the 'alt' key on the keyboard. You will notice
alphabets or characters displayed over each feature. Press 'H', for
example, to display further characters over features like 'copy',
'paste', etc. In this manner the access keys help to quickly use a
command. In fact, just using two to four keystrokes you can access most
commands. To hde the KeyTips press and release the 'alt' key again.
You can move from tab to tab without using the mouse. Once you have
activated a tab of the ribbon by pressing the 'alt' key or 'F10' key
from the top row of the keyboard, you can use the 'left' or 'right'
arrow navigation keys at the botom right to move to another tab. To
minimize or restore th Ribbon, you can press a combination of keys
'ctrl' and 'F1'.
display, for example, the shortcut menu for the
selected command press the keys 'Shift' and 'F10'. To view the status
bar at the bottom of the window of your document press 'F6'. To move
the focus to each command in the ribbon, forward or backward, press
'alt' or 'F10' and then 'TAB' or 'Shift+TAB'. To activate the selected
command in the ribbon press 'spacebar' or 'enter'. To get help on the
selected command or control in the Ribbon, press 'F1'.