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Common word shortcut keys

Shortcut keys can help you bypass menus and carry out commands directly. You can use shortcut keys in many ways with word, from accessing commands to toolbar buttons. Shortcut keys are sometimes listed next to the command name on word menus. The following is a listing of all the major shortcut keys in Microsoft word.

Shortcut keys              Action

Ctrl+A 		Select all contents of the page. 
Ctrl+B 		Bold highlighted selection. 
Ctrl+C 		Copy selected text. 
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 the screen. 
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 		Paste. 
Ctrl+X 		Cut selected text. 
Ctrl+Y 		Redo the last action performed. 
Ctrl+Z 		Undo last action. 
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+Shift+* 	View or hide non printing characters. 
Ctrl+l arrow 	Moves one word to the left. 
Ctrl+r arrow 	Moves one word to the right. 
Ctrl+u arrow 	Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph. 
Ctrl+d arrow 	Moves to the end of the paragraph. 
Ctrl+Del 		Deletes word to right of cursor. 
Ctrl+Backspace 	Deletes word to left of cursor. 
Ctrl+End 		Moves the cursor to the end of the document. 
Ctrl+Home 		Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document. 
Ctrl+Spacebar 	Reset highlighted text to the default font. 
Ctrl+1 		Single-space lines. 
Ctrl+2 		Double-space lines. 
Ctrl+5 		1.5-line spacing. 
Ctrl+Alt+1 		Changes text to heading 1. 
Ctrl+Alt+2 		Changes text to heading 2. 
Ctrl+Alt+3 		Changes text to heading 3. 
Ctrl+F1 		Open the Task Pane. 
F1 		Open Help. 
Alt+Ctrl+F2 		Open new document. 
Ctrl+F2 		Display the print preview. 
Shift+F3 		Change the text in Microsoft Word from upper to lower 
		case or a capital letter at the beginning of every word. 
Shift+Insert 	Paste. 
F4 		Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+) 
F5 		Open the find, replace, and go to window in Microsoft Word. 
Ctrl+Shift+F6 	Opens to another open Microsoft Word document. 
F7 		Spell and grammar check selected text and/or document. 
Shift+F7 		Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted. 
F12 		Save as. 
Shift+F12 		Save. 
Ctrl+Shift+F12 	Prints the document. 
Alt+Shift+D 		Insert the current date. 
Alt+Shift+T 		Insert the current time. 

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