If the arrow keys do not move the cell cursor in Excel, but rather the
entire sheet, then the ‘scroll lock’ function is most certainly turned on.
To turn it off, simply press the
Scroll Lock key on your keyboard. But what
if your keyboard does not have a
Scroll Lock key? The solution is simple.
On certain laptops like my Thinkpad
T430s, there is no
key. To emulate this key, simply press
Fn+C depending on your
An alternative is to use Window’s On-Screen Keyboard:
Simply click on the
Scroll Lock key (it is
Rollen in German) to make
the scroll-lock indicator in the Excel status bar go away, and your
worksheets will behave normally again.