Back in 2006 (no, this isn’t a typo!) I wrote a tip on how to quickly move to the end of a range of cells in a row or column using keyboard shortcuts. But as I know not everyone is a fan of shortcuts I thought I’d share a “double-click trick” that almost does the same.
- Point to any of the borders of cell and wait until the mouse pointer appears as a combination of an upward-pointing arrow and four-headed arrow.
- Double-click any of the cell’s borders – left, right, top or bottom.
Your cursor will jump to the edge of the range of cells. Simply double-click again to jump in your preferred direction.
Remember, blank rows make it difficult and messy to filter and manipulate data. If you use empty rows for visual purposes, use colours or borders instead.
30 April 2018