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How to quickly jump back to previous cell in Excel?

In some cases, when you go to next cell to enter a value, you may want to jump back to previous cell to confirm the value again, except to scroll back to find the previous cell, are there any tricks to quickly jump back to the previous cell in Excel?

Jump back to previous cell


arrow blue right bubble Jump back to previous cell

Actually, there is a shortcut working at quickly jump back to previous cell.

1. Before using the shortcut to jump back to previous cell, you need to select the current cell first, go to the Name box, and press Enter key to activate the shortcut. See screenshot:
doc jump to previous 1

2. Then when you go to another cell, you can press F5 + Enter keys simultaneously to go back the previous cell. See screenshot:
doc jump to previous 2



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    Scott Broadhead · 1 years ago
    Can the [press F5 + Enter keys simultaneously to go back the previous cell] be automated as a macro? If so, how, as I've tried to record it and that does not work. Also, I have tried creating a macro with [SendKeys "%{F5}" + "{ENTER}"] (as per other posts) but this only operates the last command, ie. "enter".