The Excel Window

This Excel 2000 tutorial includes everything you need to know to get started with Microsoft Excel.

Moving the cell pointer

  • To activate any cell, click the cell.
  • To move the pointer one cell to the left, right, up, or down, use the keyboard arrow keys.
  • To see other areas of the worksheet, use the scroll bars. To scroll large distances, hold the Shift key while dragging the scroll bar.

Some frequently used keyboard commands:

Page Down: Moves down one screen
Page Up: Moves up one screen
Home: Moves to column A in the current row
Ctrl+Home: Moves to cell A1