Keyboard Shortcuts on Microsoft Word

This might sound funny to some NCreaders but i bet you do not know all the shortcuts on Microsoft Word. Well I was just helping my friend to type his dissertation with my laptop and I got in the mood of writing a tutorial on MS-Word Shortcuts. To cut all my stories short, below are the list of the shortcuts:

  • CTRL and A Selects all in the current document.
  • CTRL and B Bold text.
  • CTRL and C Copies the item or text to the Clipboard and can be pasted using CTRL and V.
  • CTRL and D Displays the Font dialogue box.
  • CTRL and E Centre Alignment.
  • CTRL and F Displays the Find dialog box, to search the current document.
  • CTRL and G Displays the Go to dialog box, to go to a specific location in the current document.
  • CTRL and H Displays the Replace dialogue box.
  • CTRL and I Italic text.
  • CTRL and J Full Justification.
  • CTRL and K Create Hyperlink
  • CTRL and L Left Alignment
  • CTRL and M Tab
  • CTRL and N Creates a new document.
  • CTRL and O Displays the Open File dialogue box.
  • CTRL and P Displays the Print dialog box.
  • CTRL and R Right Alignment.
  • CTRL and S Displays the Save dialog box.
  • CTRL and U Underline text
  • CTRL and V Pastes the copied item or text from the Clipboard into the current position in the document.
  • CTRL and X Cuts the item or text selected to the Clipboard.
  • CTRL and Y Redo the last undone action.
  • CTRL and Z Undoes the last action.
  • CTRL and ENTER Insert Page Break.
  • CTRL and F2 Show Print preview.
  • CTRL and F4 Closes the active document window.
  • CTRL and F6 Opens the next document window.
  • F1 key Get help or use the Office assistant.
  • SHIFT and F1 Key Context sensitive help.
  • F2 Key Move text or image.
  • SHIFT and F2 Key Copy Text.
  • F3 Key Insert an autotext entry.
  • SHIFT and F3 Key Change the case of the selected text.
  • F4 Key Perform last action again.
  • SHIFT and F4 Key Perform a Find or Go to action again.
  • F5 Key Displays the Go to dialogue box, from here you can also Find and Replace.
  • SHIFT and F5 Key Move to a previous revision.
  • F6 Key Go to the next frame or pane.
  • SHIFT and F6 Key Go to the previous frame or pane.
  • F7 Key Launch the Spell checker.
  • SHIFT and F7 Key Launch the Thesaurus.
  • F8 Key Extend the current selection.
  • SHIFT and F8 Key Shrink the current selection.
  • F9 Key Update the selected fields.
  • SHIFT and F9 Key Switch between a field code and it’s result.
  • F10 Key Activate the menu bar.
  • SHIFT and F10 Key Display a Shortcut Menu. Same as right clicking.
  • F11 Key Go to the next field.
  • SHIFT and F11 Key Go to the previous field.
  • F12 Key Save file As, equivalent to tools menu.
  • SHIFT and F12 Key Save document, equivalent to tools menu
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