Excel: Stop arrow keys from doing weird stuff in chart wizard and elsewhere

Excel: Stop arrow keys from doing weird stuff in chart wizard and elsewhere

Problem:

  • You are in an Excel cell, or you are in an input in the chart wizard.
  • You try to use the arrow keys to move around the text within a cell.
  • Unexpected stuff occurs. Particularly in the chart wizard, where you get a load of garbage inserted into your formula.

Solution:

Press F2!

Amazing. This has transformed my life.

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