Arrow keys not working in Excel [Solved/Closed]

DaisyE - Jun 27, 2009 at 06:15 PM - Latest reply:  AM
- May 17, 2018 at 04:23 AM
I am using Excel 2000. I am tring to move from one cell to another in Excel by using the arrow keys on my keyboard but nothing happens. I was always able to move up, down, right or left using the arrow keys but this problem just started out of the blue.
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Excelguru 261 Posts Saturday April 11, 2009Registration date June 21, 2011 Last seen - Jun 28, 2009 at 04:18 AM
Hi DaisyE
Just check whether your SCROLL LOCK is in ON position
You learned me the scroll lock option :)
Works well! Thanks!
Super Bro thank you so much
I have the full size flat Mac keyboard. It's the F14 key to lock/unlock the scroll.
Thanks a bunch! I googled for help with this Scroll Lock issue, and got to your answer!

Thanks again!
You're a legend! thanks so much...
many thanks for the mac solution
Put me in the que of people that thanks for the solution.

Have a nice day
Thank you - you saved my whole morning!
scroll lock is off in my keyboard
even then I can't navigate through excel with arrow keys
Press your Scroll Lock key, should be near your numbers keys. It may have accidentally gotten pressed earlier and lock keys so they wouldn't scroll.
hey thnkx so much!!
That was it. I didn't even know I had turned on my Scroll Lock - Thanks so much for your help!
Thanks guys this helped! Stupid me!
Hi Thanks. My daughter put the scroll lock on. Accept my thanks too
Nums lock off is working
fn -- F3 in dell inspiron
Thank you, the scroll lock was on! best answer is yours.
Just disable/OFF it by pressing SCROLL LOCK key on your keyboard
Awesome, thank you!!
Restore an older version of the file you are working in. All should be well. Worked for me.