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Activate filter

Windows shortcut 
Alt
Mac shortcut 

Use this shortcut to activate a filter that already exists. Excel will then display sorting and filtering options. You must be in the cell that contains the filter (the dropdown arrow) before you use the shortcut.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
In this lesson, we cover shortcuts you can use when working with Excel Tables.