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Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word 2019 to 2007

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A-Z Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word

Keyboard shortcuts for microsoft word

Keyboard Shortcut for Microsoft Word: A very useful and important Keyboard (A-Z) Shortcuts for Microsoft Word 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010,2007, and 2003 are given below for Windows Operating System.

Term

Shortcut Key/Command

Description

1. Select All

  • Ctrl+A

Selects all the contents in a document

2. Bold

  • Ctrl+B

Make the selected text in Bold

3. Copy

 

  • Ctrl+C

Copy the selected text.(Copied text goes to the Clipboard)

4. Font Format/Duplicate

  • Ctrl+D

Opens the font format window when your cursor positioned at the text (Or) Duplicates the Shapes when your shapes are in selection.

5. Centre Text

  • Ctrl+E

Aligns a word, line, Paragraph, or Whole content  to the Centre in a document

6. Find

  • Ctrl+F

Opens find dialogue box(to find a word in the document)

7. GoTo

  • Ctrl+G

Go to Special

8. Replace

  • Ctrl+H

Replace a word with another new word

10. Italic

  • Ctrl+I

Italicize the selected text

11. Justification

  • Ctrl+J

To justify the paragraph/s for clean look by giving extra space between words

11. Hyperlink

  • Ctrl+K

Insert a Hyperlink (To follow the link, press Ctrl key + click)

12. Left Alignment

  • Ctrl+L

Aligns a word, line, Paragraph, or Whole content  to the Left in the document

  • Ctrl+M

Increase the indentation of the paragraph

  • Ctrl+Shift+M

Decrease the indentation of the paragraph

15. New

  • Ctrl+N

Opens a new blank document

16. Open

  • Ctrl+O

Opens a window for opening a saved document

17. Print

  • Ctrl+P

Opens the print window for printing a document

15. Right Alignment

  • Ctrl+R

Aligns a Word, Line, Paragraph, or Whole content  to the Left in the document

16. Save

  • Ctrl+S

Saves the document work

  • Ctrl+U

Underline the selected text

18. Paste

  • Ctrl+V

Paste the Items(contents) of the clipboard (after cut or copy)

19. Close

  • Ctrl+W

Close the currently opened document

20. Cut

  • Ctrl+X

Cut the selected text

21. Redo

  • Ctrl+Y

Redo the action you performed

22. Undo

  • Ctrl+Z

Undo reverses the last action you performed

  • Ctrl+Shift+F

Opens the font format window

24. Increase Font Size

  • Ctrl+Shift+>

Increase the selected font size (2 points)

25. Decrease Font Size

  • Ctrl+Shift+<

Decrease the selected font size (2 points)

26. Increase Font Size

  • Ctrl+]

Increase the selected font size (1 point)

27. Decrease Font Size

  • Ctrl+[

Decrease the selected font size (1 point)

28. Move left of a word

  • Ctrl+←

Moves Cursor to the left of a word

29. Move right of a word

  • Ctrl+→

Moves Cursor to the right of a word

30. Beginning of a Paragraph

  • Ctrl+↑

Cursor to the beginning of the line or paragraph

31. Ending of a Paragraph

  • Ctrl+↓

Moves Cursor to the ending of the line or paragraph

32. Select a character to the left

  • Shift+←

Select one by one character to the left side of the cursor

33. Select a character to the Right

  • Shift+→

Select one by one character to the Right side of the cursor

34. Select a character to the Down

  • Shift+↓

Select one by one line to the down

35. Select a character to the Up

  • Shift+↑

Select one by one line to the up

36. One Word Selection

  • Ctrl+shift+→

Select one by one word to the right of the cursor

37. One Word Selection

  • Ctrl+shift+←

Select one by one word to the left of the cursor

38. One Paragraph Selection

  • Ctrl+shift+↑

Select one by one paragraph to the up

38. One Paragraph Selection

  • Ctrl+shift+↓

Select one by one paragraph to the down

39. One Word deletion

 

  • Ctrl+Delete

Deletes one word from the beginning  of the cursor

39. One Word deletion

 

  • Ctrl+Backspace

Deletes one word from the ending of the cursor

40. Go to the end

  • Ctrl+End

Goes cursor to the end of the document.

40. Go to the beginning

  • Ctrl+Home

Goes cursor to the beginning of the document.

  • Ctrl+Space bar

Clears all the Formatting from the selection (Resets highlighted text to the default font)

42. Print Preview

  • Ctrl+F2

Displays the print preview

43. Current Date

  • Shift+Alt+D

To insert the current date into your document

44. Current Time

  • Shift+Alt+T

To insert the current Time into your document

46. Zoom

  • Ctrl+ Mouse Wheel

Zoom in and out a Document

47. Move a Paragraph Down
  • Shift +Alt+↓

Moves one paragraph to the down of another paragraph form the cursor position

48. Move a Paragraph Up

  • Shift +Alt+↑

Moves one paragraph to the up of another paragraph form the cursor position

49. Change Case

  • Shift + F3

Change the selected text to the Upper, Lower, and Sentence case

50. Uppercase

  • Ctrl+Shift+A

Change the selected text to the Uppercase

51. Symbol Font

  • Ctrl+Shift+Q

Change the selected text to the Symbol Font

52. Word Underline (but not spaces)

  • Ctrl+Shift+W

Underlines All the Words in the selected text (avoids underlining the spaces between the words)

53. Double-Underline

  • Ctrl+Shift+D

Double-Underlines the Selected text

54. Copy the Text Formatting

  • Ctrl+Shift+C

Copy the  formatting from the selected text to apply it somewhere else

55. Apply the Text Formatting

  • Ctrl+Shift+V

Apply the copied formatting to the text you want

Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word:

56. A Line Break

  •  Shift + Enter

Breaks one line into two lines from the cursor position 

57. A Paragraph Break

  •  Enter

Breaks one Paragraph into two  Paragraphs from the cursor position 

58. A Column Break

  •  Ctrl + Shift + Enter

Breaks one Column content to the next Column from the cursor position

59. A Page Break

  •  Ctrl + Enter

Breaks one Page into two   two pages (Also, used to add more pages or move text to the next page from the cursor position) 

Keyboard Shortcuts for Registration, Copyright and Trademark Symbols in Microsoft Word:

60. Registration Symbol

  •  Alt + Ctrl + R

To insert the Registration Symbol

61. Copyright Symbol

  •  Alt + Ctrl + C

To insert the Copyright Symbol

62. Trademark Symbol

  •  Alt + Ctrl + T

To insert the Trademark Symbol

Keyboard Shortcut for Function Keys in Microsoft Word:

63. Office Help or visit office.com

  •  F1

Get all about MS-Office or you can visit office.com

64. Move Text

  •  F2

To move the selected text, First, you need to select the text and press F2, then position your Cursor wherever you want and then press the Enter key.

64. Repeat Last Action

  •  F4

Repeats the Last action you have done before

64. GoTo

  •  F5

Go to the Page, Line, Footnote, Endnote, Section,etc. 

64. GoTo Next Pane or Frame

  •  F6

Go to the Next Pane or Frame

64. Spelling and Grammar check

  •  F7

Checks the Spelling and Grammar errors (no proof error) in your word document

64. Extend a Selection

  •  F8

Extends the text selection in a word document

64. Update Fields

  •  F9

Update the selected (e.g: date and time)Fields 

64. Key Tips

  •  F10

It Shows the Keys Tips on the Ribbon Tabs

64. Next Field

  •  F11

Got to the next Field

64. Save As

  •  F12

The command “Save As” is used to save the same document wherever you want with the same/different name.

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