The deselect tool is a new feature in Excel that’s present only in Office 2019 or Office 365 subscription.
And it’s very easy to use, intuitive even.
Let’s say you selected a cell range and realized you don’t need some of them.
First off, you select the cells by holding down the ‘Ctrl’ key on your keyboard and dragging the mouse all over the cells that you need.
To deselect the cells, simply click on them again while holding down the ‘Ctrl’ key.
The same works if you selected columns or rows.
If you need to deselect them, hold down ‘Ctrl’ and click on them (or drag the mouse if they’re contiguous).
That’s it! Easy, right? 😊