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About This Shortcut 

This shortcut applies the Date format "dd-mmm-yy" to the selection. You can also use the shortcut Control + 1 to open the Format cells dialog box, which allows you to choose other date formats and to apply a custom date format. Once you have applied a date format, you can use Paste Special > Formats to apply the format to other cells.

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