Alternatively referred to as Control+R and C-r, Ctrl+R is a keyboard shortcut most often used to refresh the page in an Internet browser.
- How to use the Ctrl+R keyboard shortcut.
- Ctrl+R in an Internet browser.
- Ctrl+R in Excel and other spreadsheet programs.
- Ctrl+R in Microsoft PowerPoint.
- Ctrl+R in Outlook.
- Ctrl+R in Word and other word processors.
- Ctrl+R in Windows calculator.
- Related keyboard shortcuts and keys.
- Related pages.
- Computer keyboard shortcuts.
How to use the Ctrl+R keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+R in an Internet browser
Ctrl+R in Excel and other spreadsheet programs
In Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet programs, pressing Ctrl+R fills the row cell(s) to the right with the contents of the selected cell. To fill more than one cell, select the source cell and press Ctrl+Shift+Right arrow to select additional ones. Then, press Ctrl+R to fill them with the contents of the original cell.
Using the Ctrl+D shortcut fills a column instead of a row.
Ctrl+R in Microsoft PowerPoint
Ctrl+R in Outlook
Ctrl+R in Word and other word processors
Ctrl+R in Windows calculator
When used in the Microsoft Windows calculator, pressing Ctrl+R recalls the number stored in the calculator memory. This keyboard shortcut is the same as pressing the MR button.
Related keyboard shortcuts and keys
Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.