Good day to you, as we all know Microsoft Word is used for typing and designing. Most people are not used to shortcuts which can aid easy working on a computer with Microsoft word. Below are the Microsoft word shortcuts:
All Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys
Ctrl + 0
Adds or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph.
Ctrl + A
Select all contents of the page.
Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + C
Copy selected text.
Ctrl + D
Open the font preferences window.
Ctrl + E
Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.
Ctrl + F
Open find box.
Ctrl + I
Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + J
Aligns the selected text or line to justify
Ctrl + K
Insert link. Ctrl + L Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.
Ctrl + M
Indent the paragraph.
Ctrl + P
Open the print window.
Ctrl + R
Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.
Ctrl + T
Create a hanging indent.
Ctrl + U
Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + V
Ctrl + X
Cut selected text.
Ctrl + Y
Redo the last action performed
Ctrl + Z
Undo the last action.
Ctrl + Shift + L
Quickly create a bullet point .
Ctrl + Shift + F
Change the font.
Ctrl + Shift + >
Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increases font +2pts.
Ctrl + ]
Increase selected font +1pts.
Ctrl + Shift + <
Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or
lower, if above 12 decreases font by +2pt.
Ctrl + [
Decrease selected font -1pts.
Ctrl + / + c
Insert a cent sign (¢).
Ctrl + ‘ +
Insert a character with an accent (grave)
mark, where is the character you
want. For example, if you wanted an
accented è you would use Ctrl + ‘ + eas your shortcut key. To reverse the accent
mark use the opposite accent mark, often
on the idle key.
Ctrl + Shift + *
View or hide non-printing characters.
Moves one word to the left.
Moves one word to the right.
Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
Moves to the end of the paragraph.
Ctrl + Del
Deletes word to the right of the cursor.
Ctrl + Backspace
Deletes word to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl + End
Moves the cursor to the end of the document.
Ctrl + Home
Moves the cursor to the beginning of the
Ctrl + Spacebar
Reset highlighted text to the default font.
Ctrl + 1
Ctrl + 2
Ctrl + 5
Ctrl + Alt + 1
Changes text to heading 1.
Ctrl + Alt + 2
Changes text to heading 2.
Ctrl + Alt + 3
Changes text to heading 3.
Alt + Ctrl + F2
Open new document.
Ctrl + F1
Open the Task Pane .
Ctrl + F2
Display the print preview .
Ctrl + Shift + >
Increases the highlighted text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + <
Decreases the highlighted text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + F6
Opens to another open Microsoft Word
Ctrl + Shift + F12
Prints the document.
Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
Open the find, replace, and go to the window in Microsoft Word.
Spell check and grammar check selected text
Shift + F3
Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase tolowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word.
Shift + F7
Runs a Thesaurus check on the word
Shift + F12
Shift + Enter
Create a soft break instead of a new paragraph.
Shift + Insert
Shift + Alt + D
Insert the current date.
Shift + Alt + T
Insert the current time.
In addition to the above shortcut keys, users can also use their mouse as a method of quickly do something commonly performed. Below some are examples of mouse shortcuts:
Click, hold, and drag
Selects text from where you click and hold to the point you drag and let go.
If double-click a word, selects the complete word.
Double-clicking on the left, center, or right of a blank line will make the alignment of
the text left, center, or right-aligned.
Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
Selects the line or paragraph of the text the mouse
Ctrl + Mouse wheel Zooms in and out of the document.