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How to add all borders to cells with shortcuts in Excel?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2020-04-26

As you know, borders are not added for cells in Excel by default. Sometimes, you may want to apply borders to cells to make them outstanding. Here I will introduce some shortcuts to add or remove all borders, as well as the Border command to apply borders in Excel.


Add or remove all borders with shortcuts in Excel

Add all outside borders with shortcuts of Ctrl + Shift + &: Select the cells you want to add all outside borders, and then press the Ctrl + Shift + & keys at the same time, now you will see the outside borders are added for selected cells immediately.

Add all borders with shortcut of AltHBA: Select the range you want to add all borders, and then press Alt, H, B, A keys one by one. See screenshot:
doc shortcuts add all borders

Remove all borders with shortcuts of Ctrl + Shift + _: Select the range you want to clear all borders, and press the Ctrl + Shift + _ keys simultaneously, then you will see all borders are removed from selected range.


Add all borders to cells with Border command in Excel

In addition to hotkeys, we can also apply the Border command to add all borders to selected cells easily in Excel.

1. Select the cells you want to add all borders in Excel.

2. Go to the Home tab, and then click the Border > All Borders. See screen shot:
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Then you will see all borders are added to selected cells at once.

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is it possible to use short cut key of border for all types of borders
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for All cell borders just type Alt+H+B+A key one by one
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Select the range you want to add all borders, and then press Alt, H, B, A keys one by one
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Select the range you want to add all borders, and then press Alt, H, B, A keys one by one
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how to shortcut key all to boarder
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if you are new on Excel then try this Shortcuts ... no One will tell about this .
1 : For Spelling Check ( Just Select the Sentence or Word and Hold ALT Key and press R + S or just press only F7 after Selecting the Text )
2 : For Wrap Text ( Select the Box and Hold ALT and press H +W )
3: To Copy and Paste your Text in to New Excel Sheet ( Hold CTRL +A +C + N+ V ) and you are Done
4: For New Sheet ( Hold CTRL +N )
5: To Find Some Thing In Your Sheet ( Hold CTRL + F or CTRL + H)
6: To Save Your Documents ( Hold CTRL + S or ALT + 1 )
7: To Close Your Current Sheet ( CTRL + W )
8: To Copy ( CTRL + C )
9: To Paste ( CTRL + V )
10: To Cut ( CTRL + X )
11: To Undo ( CTRL + Z )
12: To Copy Upper Cell Dialogue or Sentence ( Just Hold CTRL and Press D (CTRL + D )


I Hope this Little Help will help you , If yeah . then comment me , and tell me your Queries ?
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for All side borders just type Alt+H+B+A = All Side Borders
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Hi Mohammad,
You are right! Pressing Alt – H – B – A keys successively will add all borders to the selection.
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thnxx.. Kellytte..
if u have any types of Queries plzz let me know that..
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Hot key for all boarders ?
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Hi,
Ctrl + Shift + & is able to add outside borders for the highlighted selection only.
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Short cut key to put borders for all the cells in Excel
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ctrl+sift+&- outline border

ctrl+shift+_- cell border
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[quote]Short cut key to put borders for all the cells in ExcelBy Chaya[/quote] Short cut key to put borders for all the cells in Excel- Shift+Alt+H+B+O
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It should be only Alt+H+B+A
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perfect. thanks.
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thanks you so much bro
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BEST REPLY
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Thanks brother
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Thank you Kishore
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Thank you Kishore
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ty kishore
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Its not working.Even after pressing Alt+H+B+A.Still we need to select All border option.
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It's not Alt+H+B+A - it's alt key navigation.

Hold down Alt.
Press H
Press B
Press A
Let go
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I just did a press of Alt, not hold it down.
Press ALT
Press H
Press B
Press A

Done.
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nice. its working
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