235 votes

How to paste a comma separated string over multiple cells in Google Sheets?

From https://support.google.com/docs/answer/6325535?hl=en : Open a spreadsheet in Google Sheets. Paste the data you want to split into columns. In the bottom right corner of your data, click the ...
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How to paste a comma separated string over multiple cells in Google Sheets?

You are able to paste CSV data as is into the spreadsheet and go to Data selecting Split text to columns... and even further specifying the delimiter: Also, you can simply use keyboard shortcut combo:...
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Is there a YouTube keyboard shortcut for the previous and next video in a playlist?

Yup, you can! Shift+N is next video in playlist and Shift+P is the previous one!
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Chrome (Windows, Linux): ALT+I, then R IE & Firefox (Windows, Linux): ALT+SHIFT+I, then R Mac: CTRL+OPTION+I, then R This will add a row above. Instead of R you can use... W to add row ...
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Shortcut key to edit cell in Google Sheets

You can just press the Enter key and it should start editing your current cell.
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How do I cancel editing a cell, in Google Spreadsheets?

Wow, a year later I had this issue again. Finally realized that the issue was Vimium—once I disabled it on docs.google.com everything was fine. Seems kind of obvious, but for some reason I had figured ...
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Are there YouTube keyboard shortcuts for moving forward and backward through a video's chapters?

There now are: Ctrl+→ and ← on Windows, ⌥ opt+→ and ← on Mac. You can see a list of all shortcuts on YouTube by clicking on your user avatar in the top right corner and then selecting "Keyboard ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

You can open the first link populated by Google search by pressing: tab enter enter After pressing the tab key, a dialog box appears saying "Skip to main content" Additionally, after pressing tab ...
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What is the hotkey for adding rows in Google Docs?

Pressing Tab when the cursor is at the rightmost of the bottom row automatically adds a new row below it. It's quite handy if you don't know how many rows you need in advance and require them as you ...
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Keyboard shortcut to merge cells in Google Sheets

There doesn't seem to be a native shortcut, but you can use Alt+O, M, and then Enter to select "Merge All" quickly from the dropdown menu.
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Keyboard shortcut to close the ads on YouTube

The keyboard shortcut to skip the ad at the beginning of a video is Tab and then Enter. There is no keyboard shortcut to skip ads in the middle of the video. Other things to try Get an Ad Blocker (...
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Paste format only in Google Spreadsheets with Chrome as the browser

cmd + c then, cmd + alt + v works for me on a Mac. Ctrl + C then, Ctrl + Alt + V works on Windows
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Google Docs strike-through shortcut not working on Mac in Chrome

I eventually tested on a 3rd Mac and it worked. It turns out it was a Chrome extension using that same shortcut on my 2 Macs. I don't know why Incognito mode didn't solve this. You can see the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for jumping to Google Sheets formula bar

There isn't one. If the cell is blank, just start typing. If the cell has content, press F2 and you'll be able to edit. (Microsoft Excel is the same.) I'm afraid if you want to get into the formula ...
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Keyboard shortcut to merge cells in Google Sheets

Use @Pikachu's solution (Alt+O,M,Enter) for the first one then use Ctrl+Y (Edit - Redo) for the rest. This assumes you're doing them one after the other, as I am.
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Fill value in multiple cells in Google Sheets

You can select multiple cells, type in your value, then hit Ctrl-D to fill down, or Ctrl-R to fill right.
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to "expand all"?

As per comments, once you enabled Keyboard shortcuts on in mail > Settings, you can use ; for "expand entire conversation" and : for "collapse entire conversation". This and ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to check for new mail in Gmail?

The shortcut that does exactly what is asked for here is 'u', which Google labels "return to thread list," which is what it does if you're in a conversation view (i.e. a single email thread). However, ...
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Gmail attach file keyboard shortcut

There's no a specific shortcut, however, while composing the body of the email, hit Tab three times. (The first hit moves you to the SEND button, the second one moves you to the Schedule Send arrow, ...
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How can I disable the CMD + ENTER Gmail "send email" shortcut?

I've been able to resolve this issue by enabling Gmail's "Undo Send" feature. CMD + Enter still triggers sending, but I now have a 10-second window to catch it before it is actually sent. Send or ...
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Is there a shortcut key for changing Google Sheets text color to the "last color"?

Here are the steps: Press Alt + / Type the color (eg. blue, red etc) Hit Enter Alt + / is like a command palette for all available commands. It's in Help menu.
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Discovered an easy shortcut for Mac. First, select the whole row. CMD-OPTION+ to insert a row above. CMD-OPTION- to delete the selected row.
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Are there keyboard shortcuts to zoom in a Google Document?

I was looking for this as well and did some digging. Google Docs now has keyboard shortcuts to zoom in and out of the document (and not the webpage itself). The shortcuts are: Zoom in: Ctrl+Alt++ or ⌘+...
8 votes

Hot keys to switch between tabs?

On Firefox used Alt + Up and Alt + Down to move the worksheet and avoid conflicts with moving the browser tab.
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YouTube shortcuts when focus is outside of the player

Here's some: f: fullscreen/normal j: backward k: play/pause l: forward
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How can I make multiple non-contiguous text selections in Google Docs?

A simple one-step non-adjacent text selection functionality like Ctrl + click is not currently available in Google Docs. However, I have found a work-around which is able to achieve non-adjacent text ...
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Keyboard shortcut to merge cells in Google Sheets

Use @Pikachu's solution (Alt+O,M,Enter). On a mac the equivalent is control+option+O,M,Enter.
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"Send and archive" in Gmail using keyboard

A quick keyboard substitute for "Send and Archive" -- as noted by Paul Anderson on this Google+ page -- would be to press TAB and then ENTER (or SPACE). As long as the "Send and Archive" button is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

Hello from the year 2021. Google does not provide shortcuts (yet/anymore) to navigate through the search results. However, there is a handy browser extension to solve the problem: Web Search Navigator ...
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