Excel shortcut to cell A1 when the freeze is on


In Excel, pressing the shortcut Ctrl+Home typically makes the A1 cell active. However, when a Row and/or Column freeze line is present, entering the same shortcut does not activate A1 but instead, activates the first cell after or outside of the frozen Rows/Columns.

Is there a shortcut for getting back to cell A1 even when freeze lines are present?

By the way, in this particular scenario, each of the following is prohibited:

        • clicking the Name box, entering A1 & pressing Enter
        • opening the GoTo box (Ctrl+g), entering A1 & pressing Enter
        • any use of the Alt key

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Record a macro doing it manually and then assign Ctrl+g to it.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can just click in A1 and that works - I just did it.
WeThotUWasAToadAuthor Commented:
Thanks Martin.
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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