Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Alt+F1 keyboard shortcut

Alt+F1 is a keyboard shortcut most commonly used to insert a chart in Microsoft Excel. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Alt+F1 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Alt key, and while continuing to hold, press F1.


If you're using a laptop or keyboard with an fn key, you may need to press the fn key first or press Alt+Fn+F1 for this keyboard shortcut to work.

Alt+F1 in Microsoft Excel

Pressing Alt+F1 in Microsoft Excel inserts a chart for the data in the current range.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms