By Cameron Dyett at April 21 2019 01:17:57
1. Quickly Move to a Worksheet _ To quickly navigate to a worksheet in an Excel workbook, right_click on any of the 4 triangle navigation buttons (located immediately to the left of the worksheet tabs) to display a pop_up menu of worksheet names. Then, left_click on any worksheet name you want to move to. If the worksheet you want isn't shown, click on the More Sheets... option. 2. Move Between Worksheets in a Workbook _ With up to 1꯸ worksheets possible in a Microsoft Excel workbook, try these keyboard shortcuts to toggle or cycle between worksheets: Next worksheet: [Ctrl] + [Page Down] Previous worksheet: [Ctrl] + [Page Up] 3. Easy Worksheet Management _ Right_click on any sheet tab (Sheet1, Sheet2, etc.) for a shortcut menu of worksheet options. This is a quick way to rename, delete, add, apply colors to worksheet tabs, copy, and more. By the way, you can also rename a worksheet by double_clicking on any sheet tab (Sheet1, Sheet2, etc.) to highlight the sheet name. Type a new name and press [Enter]. Tip: avoid ALL CAPS which increases the width of the sheet name and decreases how many worksheets can be displayed in one view. 4. Insert a New Worksheet _ Just press [Shift] + [F11] to create a new worksheet. 5. Fast Worksheet Copy.
We have come a long way as teachers since those purple_ink mimeograph machines introduced us to worksheets, so let's be vigilant! Avoid lower_level_thinking worksheets, do not use too many worksheets (even good ones) and NEVER use worksheets as busy work. Instead, let's fill our classrooms with meaningful, thoughtful lessons and activities that peak student interest and promote higher_level learning. And that is a message worth copying and handing out!