Alt+A

Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Alt+A

Alt+A is a shortcut key most often used to open the Data tab in Excel.

How to use the Alt+A shortcut key

To use the keyboard shortcut Alt+A, press and hold either Alt key on the keyboard and while continuing to hold, press the "A" key.

Alt+A in Microsoft Excel

In Microsoft Excel programs, pressing Alt+A opens the Data tab in the Ribbon. Once in the Data tab after pressing the shortcut, you'll also have the option to press an additional key to select an option in the Data tab. For example, after pressing Alt+A if you press "R," it would open the Refresh option.

Alt+A in Microsoft PowerPoint

In Microsoft PowerPoint, the Alt+A shortcut key opens the Animations tab in the Ribbon. After pressing the shortcut, you'll also have the option to press an additional key to select an option in the Animations tab. For example, after pressing Alt+A if you press "P," it opens the preview section.

Using Alt+A in Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, pressing Alt+A opens the Favorites file menu.

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