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Kutools for Excel 22.00 HOT

300+ Powerful Features You Must Have in Excel

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Kutools for Excel is a powerful add-in that frees you from performing time-consuming operations in Excel, such as combine sheets quickly, merge cells without losing data, paste to only visible cells, count cells by color and so on. 300+ powerful features / functions for Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365!

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Adding Tabbed Interface for Office

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It enables tabbed browsing, editing, and managing of Microsoft Office applications. You can open multiple documents / files in a single tabbed window, such as using the browser IE 8/9/10, Firefox, and Google Chrome. It's compatible with Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 or Office 365. Demo

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100+ Powerful Features for Word

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Bringing Back Your Familiar Menus

Restores the old look and menus of Office 2003 to Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365. Don’t lose time in finding commands on the new Ribbon. Easy to deploy to all computers in enterprises and organizations.

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How to type in or edit cell without double clicking it in Excel?

Usually, when editing a cell with content, you need to double click it to get into the editing mode at first. For editing a cell with long content that exceeds the cell size, you need to get into the editing mode, and then find the accurate position to make the change. This tutorial introduces three methods, which can help to edit cell easily in Excel.


Type in or edit cell with pressing the F2 key

You can press the F2 key to get into the editing mode of a cell without double clicking it.

It is easy to operate, you just need to select the cell you want to edit and press the F2 key, and the cursor will be located at the end of the cell value, then you can edit the cell immediately.

Note: You need to press the F2 key repeatedly for editing all cells in a list.


View and edit a long content cell easily in Excel:

The Enhanced Edit Bar utility of Kutools for Excel can help you easily view and edit a long content cell without double clicking the cell or enlarging the Formula Bar.
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Type in or edit cell with VBA code

If pressing F2 key is also time-consuming for you, you can try the following VBA method.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please double click the sheet name (cells you need to edit locating in this worksheet) in the left bar to open the code window. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the window.

VBA code: type in or edit cell without double clicking it

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
'Update by Extendoffice 20190809
    SendKeys "{F2}"
End Sub

3. Press Alt + Q keys simultaneously to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

From now on, when selecting a cell or pressing the Enter key to move to the next cell in this worksheet, it will get into the editing mode automatically.


Edit a long content cell easily with an awesome feature

Here we introduce the Enhanced Edit Bar feature of Kutools for Excel. With this feature, you can edit a cell with long content easily without double clicking the cell.

Before applying the below operation, please go to download and install Kutools for Excel firstly.

1. Enable this feature by clicking Kutools > Show & HideEnhanced Edit Bar.

From now on, when selecting a cell, a window will pop up to display the whole content of it.

Directly editing the content in the window will simultaneously take effect to the cell.

Tip: Click Kutools > Enhanced Edit Bar to turn off the feature.

  If you want to have a free trial ( 30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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    Andy · 1 years ago
    Great. Any way to set it up in VGA so that I can select a column or large column of data and just run it? - entering and exiting the cells until complete? Random request but I've been sent a data source and excel isn't detecting the dates in the cells until you have been in and out of the cell. I am a newbie, so any help is appreciated.
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      crystal · 1 years ago
      Hi Andy,
      Sorry can't help you with that.
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    Genaro · 1 years ago
    This is very helpful! Is there a way to apply the sendkeys F2 to only 1 cell in the worksheet? I don't need every cell that I click to go into edit mode, I only need one to do it.
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    Rene · 2 years ago
    2 thumbs up

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