I'm working with a lot of formulas in Excel 2007 and I would like to know what shortcut key you need to press to accept the suggested formula.

When I type in =DEG the first suggested formula is =DEGREEE which is the one that I want. If I press Enter, Excel moves me to the next cell in the collumn instead of accepting the formula in the suggestion box. Also, if there is any way to change which suggestion is selected in the formula suggestion box from the keyboard, that also would be good to know.

Thank you for the help!


Use TAB to accept and open the parentheses for functions.

To change to another suggestion, use the up and down arrow keys.

  • Hmmm... I swear I had tried that... And I also noticed that the arrow keys work fine in the suggestion box. Thanks for the quick answer! – joe_coolish Apr 27 '11 at 14:56

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