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Select table column

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This shortcut selects one or more table columns in a table, when the cursor is in an Excel table. Behavior changes as the shortcut is used more than once. First time: column data. Second time: column data + column header. Third time: entire worksheet column.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
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Because tables support structured references, you can learn a lot about a table with simple formulas. In this video, we'll look at some formulas you can use to query a table.
In this video we'll look at how to apply data validation to an Excel Table.