Select all cells on a worksheet

To select all cells on a worksheet, use one of the following methods:

  • Click the Select All button.

Select All button

  • Press CTRL+A.

Note    If the worksheet contains data, and the active cell is above or to the right of the data, pressing CTRL+A selects the current region. Pressing CTRL+A a second time selects the entire worksheet.

Tip    If you want to select all cells in the active range (range: Two or more cells on a sheet. The cells in a range can be adjacent or nonadjacent.), press CTRL+SHIFT+*.

Applies to:
Excel 2010