Cell Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts

Summary: Excel 2007 keyboard shortcuts for bold, italics, underline, and strikethrough.

To apply bold, italics, and underline formatting for a cell in a Microsoft Excel 2007spreadsheet, you can click the appropriate buttons in the “Home” tab of the Ribbon.

Or, try the following keyboard shortcuts:

Bold: Ctrl + B
Underline: Ctrl + U
Italics: Ctrl + I
Strikethrough: Ctrl + 5

For example, note the below spreadsheet of four salespeople’s quarterly earnings.