excel hotkeys not working in browser

If Excel hotkeys are not working in a browser, there are a few possible reasons and solutions to consider:

Compatibility Mode

  • Check if the browser is in compatibility mode, as it may disable certain Excel functionalities, including hotkeys.
  • Disable compatibility mode if it is enabled.

Browser Extensions

  • Some browser extensions or add-ons can interfere with Excel hotkeys.
  • Try disabling any extensions related to Excel or keyboard shortcuts.
  • Restart the browser and check if the issue is resolved.

Keyboard Shortcuts Conflict

  • Check if there are any conflicting keyboard shortcuts set up in the browser or operating system.
  • Disable or modify conflicting shortcuts to avoid conflicts with Excel hotkeys.

Browser Settings

  • Ensure that the browser settings allow keyboard shortcuts to be used.
  • Some browsers have specific settings related to keyboard shortcuts that may need to be enabled.

Update Browser and Excel

  • Ensure that both the browser and Excel are up to date.
  • Outdated versions may have compatibility issues that can cause hotkeys to stop working.

Try a Different Browser

  • If the issue persists, try using a different browser to see if the hotkeys work there.
  • This can help determine if the problem is specific to the browser or a more widespread issue.

By following these steps, you should be able to troubleshoot and resolve the issue of Excel hotkeys not working in a browser.