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Windows 7: How unlock frozen arrow keys in Excell spreadsheet

3 Weeks Ago   #1
robls99

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 
How unlock frozen arrow keys in Excell spreadsheet

I accidentally did something and now when I use the arrow keys to move to another cell, the entire spreadsheet moves ie left/right/up/down and the same cell still stays highlighted in place which is not what I want.

I can click or other cells to move to them but still not use the arrow keys to move and highlight another cell.

I found a Freeze and UnFreeze option but that doesn't unlock the arrow keys.

How do I get the arrow keys to work like they are normally supposed to?


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3 Weeks Ago   #2
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi robls99,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robls99 View Post
I accidentally did something and now when I use the arrow keys to move to another cell, the entire spreadsheet moves ie left/right/up/down and the same cell still stays highlighted in place which is not what I want.

I can click or other cells to move to them but still not use the arrow keys to move the cursor.
I found a Freeze and UnFreeze option but that doesn't unlock the arrow keys.

How do I get the arrow keys to work like they are supposed to?
I know this might sound silly, but have you got a screen lock key on your keyboard?
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
robls99

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

Paul,

You're right - that is the most completely silly response I have ever gotten!

But it's also what caused the problem.

Now I know what the screen lock key does BUT never used it before.

Much thanks, have a GREAT week.

Rob
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi robls99,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robls99 View Post
You're right - that is the most completely silly response I have ever gotten!

But it's also what caused the problem.

Now I know what the screen lock key does BUT never used it before.

Much thanks, have a GREAT week.
You are very welcome! Please mark this thread as Solved.
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