Excel:Mac 2011 Keyboard Shortcuts

Oct 2, 2011
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Hi Guys

I'm dealing with lots of data information on massive spreadsheets and constantly using the search facility. On the mac version of excel for some reason - I can't use the Find dialogue box - using Ctrl & F - and edit the information at the same time - I have to keep closing the dialogue window first - which is really frustrating! There is a perfectly good "search in sheet" field in the top right hand corner - kind of like the spotlight box - which does let me search and edit data at the same time - however i have to keep moving the mouse over to the top corner which is nearly as time consuming as opening and closing the find dialogue. Does anyone know of a keyboard shortcut to jump to this search box? This is driving me demented - almost enough to go back to PCs!

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