How to find and go to a specific row number in Excel?
If you are working on a big worksheet you know the pain of navigating between large number of columns and rows. For example finding row 21454 and then moving back to 452 can take some time.
Let me show you how to easily navigate between rows in big spreadsheets by getting to know how to find and go to specific row or cell in Excel.
Excel offers two ways of doing so:
Name boxName box is located on the Home tab on the left side of the formula input box.
Click the Name box
Type in the cell address
If you don’t know the column number or you want to go simply to a specific row, type A for column and row number like: A21
Press Enter. Excel will navigate to the cell.
Name box can do much more but let’s save this for future articles.
“Go To” window
To open Go To window use Ctrl + G (G like GoTo) or F5.
You can also access it from ribbon from Home tab -> Find & Select group
In the Go To window type in the cell address like A3423 and click OK
Visited cells will be listed in the Go To box. They will be there until you close the spreadsheet. If you close it and open it up again – they will be lost.