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formula for entire row pops up when editing a formula and I hit space while holding shift key

Posted on 2011-02-12
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Is there a way to turn this "feature" off?

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Hello,

Shift-space and Ctrl-space are the keyboard shortcuts for selecting an entire row or column respectively.

When typing a formula, they do the same, i.e. give you the reference for that entire row or entire column.

cheers, teylyn
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 250 total points
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The simplest way might be to remember not to hold down the shift key when pressing space. :-))
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by:dlmille
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lol - its a pain - especially when typing fast, to see that come up.

Apparently, others have this pain and it would take macro work to turn that "feature" off.  Never intentially have used these two shortcut keys, lol.

Thanks,

Dave
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