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Creating Web Pages Keyboard Shortcuts Tutorial Menu

Keyboard shortcuts can save time and the effort of switching from the keyboard to the mouse to execute simple commands. Print this list of Word keyboard shortcuts and keep it by your computer for a quick reference.
(A plus sign indicates that the keys need to be pressed at the same time.)



ActionKeystroke

Document actions
Open a fileCTRL+O
New fileCTRL+N
Close a fileCTRL+W
Save AsF12
SaveCTRL+S or SHIFT+F12
Print PreviewCTRL+F2
PrintCTRL+P
Show/Hide paragraph symbolsCTRL+*
Spelling and grammarF7
HelpF1
FindCTRL+F
ReplaceCTRL+H
Go ToCTRL+G

Cursor movement
Select all - entire documentCTRL+A
Select from cursor to beginning of lineSHIFT+Home
Select from cursor to end of lineSHIFT+END
Go to beginning of lineHOME
Go to end of lineEND
Go to beginning of documentCTRL+Home
Go to end of documentCTRL+End

Formatting
CutCTRL+X
CopyCTRL+C
PasteCTRL+V
UndoCTRL+Z
RedoCTRL+Y
Format painterCTRL+SHIFT+C
Left alignmentCTRL+L
Center alignmentCTRL+E
Right alignmentCTRL+R
JustifiedCTRL+J
Delete previous wordCTRL+Backspace
Apply bulleted listCTRL+SHIFT+L
IndentCTRL+M
Page breakCTRL+Enter
ActionKeystroke

Text Style
Font faceCTRL+SHIFT+F
Font sizeCTRL+SHIFT+P
BoldCTRL+B
ItalicsCTRL+I
UnderlineCTRL+U
Double underlineCTRL+SHIFT+D
Word underlineCTRL+SHIFT+W
All capsCTRL+SHIFT+A
Change caseSHIFT+F3
SubscriptCTRL+=
SuperscriptCTRL+SHIFT+=
Make web hyperlinkCTRL+K

Tables
Go to next cellTab
Go to previous cellSHIFT+Tab
Go to beginning of columnALT+PageUp
Highlight to beginning of columnALT+SHIFT+PageUp
Go to end of columnALT+PageDown
Highlight to end of columnALT+SHIFT+PageDown
Go to beginning of rowALT+Home
Highlight to beginning of rowALT+SHIFT+Home
Go to end of rowALT+End
Highlight to end of rowALT+SHIFT+End
Column breakCTRL+SHIFT+Enter

Miscellaneous
Copyright symbol - ALT+CTRL+C
Date fieldALT+SHIFT+D
Go to footnotesALT+CTRL+F
Show/Hide CTRL+SHIFT+8
ThesaurusSHIFT+F7


All Shortcuts

This list shows only the most common keyboard shortcuts. To print a list of all the shortcuts in Word, follow these steps:

  1. Select Tools|Macro|Macros from the menu bar.
  2. From the Macros In drop-down menu, select Word Commands.
  3. Select ListCommands from the macro listing.
  4. Click the Run button.
  5. Choose Current Menu and Keyboard Settings from the popup window and click OK.
  6. Word will automatically open a new document containing a table of keystrokes. Print the document.


Creating Web Pages Keyboard Shortcuts Tutorial Menu