Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Ctrl+F7 keyboard shortcut

Alternatively called Control+F7 and C-f7, Ctrl+F7 is a keyboard shortcut most commonly used to help move a window in Microsoft Excel. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Ctrl+F7 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Ctrl key, and while continuing to hold, press the F7 key.


If you're using a laptop or keyboard with an fn key, you may need to press the fn key first or press Ctrl+Fn+F7 for this keyboard shortcut to work.

Ctrl+F7 in Microsoft Excel

Press Ctrl+F7 to help move the Microsoft Excel window. After pressing the keyboard shortcut the mouse cursor changes to a four headed arrow that helps move the window.

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

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms