Strikethrough (Excel Shortcut)

To apply strikethrough in a cell in Excel, you need to press the shortcut key “Control + 5”.

This keyboard shortcut strikethrough words from a single cell, non-continues cells, a range of cells, or even for the partial value from a cell.


Ctrl + 5


And then you need to remove the strikethrough from a cell you need to press the shortcut key again.

How to Apply Strikethrough on a Partial Text in a Cell

  1. Edit the cell using the F2 key or double-click with the mouse.
  2. Select the partial value using the mouse or the keyboard navigation keys.
  3. Press the shortcut key Control + 5 to apply the strikethrough.
  4. Press the enter button to come out of the edit mode.