Assign shortcuts in Excel

Many heavily used Excel features do not have shortcut keys assigned. But with KeyRocket you can assign your own shortcuts in Excel. In this text I show you how to set up a shortcut. This works for all Office products. There are two ways to create a shortcut in Excel: Either while working via the… Read more »

‘The Shortcuts Microsoft Forgot’ – Add your own keyboard shortcuts to Excel, PowerPoint, and Visual Studio with KeyRocket.

You can now add your own, totally customized keyboard shortcuts in Excel, PowerPoint and Visual Studio with KeyRocket. KeyRocket also includes 40 of the most requested shortcuts by default to give you a head-start. Have you ever come across an annoyingly long or complicated keyboard shortcut in Excel or PowerPoint? With KeyRocket (Free Download) you can now… Read more »

The Missing Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft PowerPoint

Every advanced PowerPoint user will tell you the same story. You start out with PowerPoint and learn some basic shortcuts, getting faster and faster and more effective every day. But sooner or later, you realize there are certain mouse clicks that you just can’t get rid of, no matter how many shortcuts you learn. KeyRocket to… Read more »

The Missing Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Excel

Every advanced Excel user in history will tell you the same sad story. First, you discover basic keyboard shortcuts (like F2), then you learn about Pivot Tables and VLookup and feel pretty accomplished. But then you go on to learn about Array / Matrix formulas, and eventually you put the entire list of Excel keyboard… Read more »

Case Study 3: Custom Shortcuts – Insert Formula in Word 2013 With a Keyboard Shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at! Today Brendon asked whether we could give her Ctrl+Shift+F as a custom shortcut to insert an equation in Microsoft Word 2013. Luckily Word is the only Office application where you can assign custom shortcuts already. Here is how to create a custom shortcut in Microsoft Word… Read more »

Case Study 2: Custom Shortcuts – Pop-Out / Discard in Outlook 2013 With a Keyboard Shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at! Update: You can actually press Ctrl+O to Pop-Out and Escape to discard (Source). Sometimes there are these buttons you can click on with the mouse, but all you want is a nice little keyboard shortcut to keep your hands on the keyboard. Tom Ward from Viligant.IT asked… Read more »

Case Study 1: Custom Shortcuts – Unhide all Excel worksheets with a single keyboard shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at!Wouldn’t it be great if we could have custom shortcuts for the things that we do often? Here’s a prime example for such a bugger.Rob Moffat pointed out to me that he often receives financial models (excel files) that contain hidden worksheets, and went on to say “you don’t… Read more »