Workbook Commands

Use these quick commands in workbooks with Cortana.

  • Select Cells
    • Say: Select <cell> 
    • Say: Select <cell> through <cell>
  • Copy Cells
    • Say: Copy <cell> through <cell>
  • Change Cells
    • Say: Change cell <cell> to <value>
    • Or: Enter <value> 
  • Redo your last copy (if the clipboard was cleared)
    • Redo my last copy
  • Undo actions
    • Say: Undo 
    • Or: Undo Macro (to undo through a Macro)
  • Paste
    • Say: Paste <Paste type>
  • Autofit Row's and Columns
    • Say: Autosnap (or Autofit) all columns and rows
    • Say: Autosnap (or Autofit) all columns 
    • Say: Autosnap (or Autofit) all rows
  • Insert or Delete Columns and Rows
    • Say: Insert Row
    • Say: Insert Column
    • Say: Delete Row
    • Say: Delete Column
  • Delete cells
    • Say: Clear (or delete) <cells> through <cells>
  • Copy active table
    • Say: Copy table
  • Fill Direction
    • Say: Fill up/down/left/right
    • Or: Fill <Up/Down/Left/Right> in <cell>(Optional) through <cell>
  • AutoFill Cells
    • Say: AutoFill <Fill type>(Optional) in <cell>(Optional) through <cell>
    • Or: AutoFill <Fill type>(Optional) to the end of next/previous column
  • Insert Checkmark
    • Say: Insert checkmark in <cell>(Optional)
    • Or: Insert Checkmark 
  • Sort
    • Say: Sort <Ascending/Descending/Custom>
  • Remove all worksheet formatting
    • Say: Clear all formatting
  • Clear all contents in a worksheet
    • Say:  Clear worksheet
  • Insert Border
    • Say: Insert <border type>
  • Change Cell Color
    • Say: Change cell color to <color>
  • Change Cell Format
    • Say: Change cell format to <format>
  • Change Font Color
    • Say: Change font color to <color>
  • Change Font Name
    • Say: Change font name to <font name>
  • Change Font Size
    • Say: Change font size to <number>
  • Change Cell Vertical Alignment
    • Say: Change cell vertical alignment to <Vertical Alignment>
  • Change Cell Horizontal Alignment
    • Say: Change cell vertical alignment to <Horizontal Alignment>
  • Change Column Width
    • Say: Change Column width to <number>
  • Change Row Height
    • Say: Change Row height to <number>
  • Change Cell Font Style
    • Say: Add font <bold/italic/underline/strikethrough>
  • Freeze Panes
    • Say: Freeze panes
    • Say: Freeze top row
    • Say: Unfreeze worksheet
  • Merge Cells
    • Say: Merge Cells
    • Say: Unmerge Cells
  • Wrap Text
    • Say: Wrap text
    • Say: Unwrap text
  • Conditional Formatting
    • Say: Add new conditional formatting rule
  • Protect Workbook/Sheet
    • Say: Protect workbook (or worksheet)
  • Share Workbook
    • Say: Share Workbook
  • Validate Data
    • Say: Validate Data
  • Increase/Decrease Indent
    • Say: Increase indent
    • Say: Decrease indent