Exceljet

Quick, clean, and to the point

Insert or edit note

Windows shortcut 
ShiftF2
Mac shortcut 
FnF2

If there is no note in the active cell, a new note will be created. If a note already exists in the active cell, this shortcut will open the note.

Note: In Excel 365, the original "comment" was renamed to "note" and a new "threaded comment" was added to allow back and forth comments by reviewers.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
In this lesson, we review shortcuts you can use to edit cells more efficiently.

Download 200+ Excel Shortcuts

Get over 200 Excel shortcuts for Windows and Mac in one handy PDF.