Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Alt+F11 keyboard shortcut

Alt+F11 is a keyboard shortcut most commonly used to opens the Visual Basic editor in Microsoft Excel. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Alt+F11 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Alt key, and while continuing to hold, press F11.


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+F11 for this keyboard shortcut to work.

Alt+F11 in Microsoft Excel

Pressing Alt+F11 in Microsoft Excel opens the Visual Basic editor.

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

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