Shortcuts for Increase or Decrease Font Size in MS-Word 2019

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Shortcuts for Increase or Decrease (Grow or Shrink) Font Size in MS-Word: Since it is usually a time-consuming task to increase or decrease the size of a text with the mouse, using the keyboard shortcuts instead of the mouse can increase the size of the font quickly and easily.

Shortcuts for Increase (Grow) Font Size in MS-Word:

  • There are several ways to increase the text size in word. But, keyboard shortcuts hep you increase or decrease the font size quickly and easily. 

Increase (grow) font size for 1 point: Ctrl + ]

  • Select the text that you want to increase the size slower
  • Then press  Ctrl + ]
Increase (grow) font size for 2 or more points: Ctrl + Shift + >
  • Select the text that you want to increase the size faster
  • Then press  Ctrl + Shift + >

Shortcuts for Decrease (Shrink) Font Size in MS-Word::

There are several ways to decrease the font size in word. it includes shortcut keys and other commands in word. these are discussed below.

Decrease (shrink) font size for 1 point: Ctrl + [

  • Select the text that you want to decrease the size slower
  • Then press  Ctrl + [
Decrease (shrink) font size for 2 or more points: Ctrl + Shift + <
  • Select the text that you want to decrease the size faster
  • Then press  Ctrl + Shift + <.

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Shortcut for Increase or Decrease (Grow or Shrink) Font Size in MS-Word:

  • Select the text that you want to increase or decrease the size.
  •  As soon as you press Ctrl + Shift + P or Ctrl + D, a dialogue box will open.
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On the Home tab, in the Font group, click on the font pane which appears on the bottom right corner as shown is the picture below.

Font Dialogue Box

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On the dialogue box, under the Size, scroll up or down the scroll bar and select the font size you want and then press OK.

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Other Command to Increase or Decrease Font Size in MS-Word:

On the Home tab, in the Font group, you can increase or decrease the font size by using the Font Size commands. Look at the picture below.

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