Cursor Movement when hitting "Enter"

How do I change where the cursor moves when I hit "Enter"?
Bright01Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Rory ArchibaldCommented:
In 2003 and prior: Tools-Options-Edit tab.
In 2007: Office button-Excel options-Advanced section, first option.
0
siyi23Commented:
I don't which Office version you are using, but I'm going to answer for Excel 2007.

Go to 'Office button' and click 'Excel options' button (right bottom corner). A new window will be opened.
Click on 'Advanced' and you will see a list of checkboxs, and the first one says 'After pushing Enter, move selection'. The you can choose the direction.

Excuse me if the messages aren't exactly real, but I have Spanish version.
0
Bright01Author Commented:
Rorya and siys23,
I only want the cursor to move down in one section of the sheet while keeping the cursor "standard" in the rest of the sheet.  Can I control the cursor at the cell level?
Thanks,
B.
0
Starting with Angular 5

Learn the essential features and functions of the popular JavaScript framework for building mobile, desktop and web applications.

Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Only with code, if that's an option. (we'd need to know which ranges)
0
Bright01Author Commented:
Is it simple (a few lines) or a major undertaking?  I can plug in the range and then replicate as necessary thoughout the sheet.
If difficult, I'll close out the question with the answers I have.
0
Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Not complicated really - you'd need a worksheet activate event and a selection change one - something like the code below.
FYI, down IS the standard.



Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
    If Not Intersect(Target, rnage("A:A")) Is Nothing Then
        Application.MoveAfterReturnDirection = xlDown
    Else
        Application.MoveAfterReturnDirection = xlRight
    End If
End Sub

Open in new window

0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Bright01Author Commented:
Thank you!  Very helpful.......
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Excel

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.