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« Creating Web Pages Keyboard Shortcuts Word 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.

Note: A plus sign indicates that the keys need to be pressed at the same time.

Action Keystroke

Document actions
Open a file CTRL+O
New file CTRL+N
Close a file CTRL+W
Save As F12
Save CTRL+S or SHIFT+F12
Print Preview CTRL+F2
Print CTRL+P
Show/Hide paragraph symbols CTRL+*
Spelling and grammar F7
Help F1
Replace CTRL+H

Cursor movement
Select all - entire document CTRL+A
Select from cursor to beginning of line SHIFT+Home
Select from cursor to end of line SHIFT+END
Go to beginning of line HOME
Go to end of line END
Go to beginning of document CTRL+Home
Go to end of document CTRL+End

Paste CTRL+V
Format painter CTRL+SHIFT+C
Left alignment CTRL+L
Center alignment CTRL+E
Right alignment CTRL+R
Justified CTRL+J
Delete previous word CTRL+Backspace
Apply bulleted list CTRL+SHIFT+L
Indent CTRL+M
Page break CTRL+Enter
Action Keystroke

Text Style
Font face CTRL+SHIFT+F
Font size CTRL+SHIFT+P
Italics CTRL+I
Underline CTRL+U
Double underline CTRL+SHIFT+D
Word underline CTRL+SHIFT+W
Change case SHIFT+F3
Subscript CTRL+=
Superscript CTRL+SHIFT+=
Make web hyperlink CTRL+K

Go to next cell Tab
Go to previous cell SHIFT+Tab
Go to beginning of column ALT+PageUp
Highlight to beginning of column ALT+SHIFT+PageUp
Go to end of column ALT+PageDown
Highlight to end of column ALT+SHIFT+PageDown
Go to beginning of row ALT+Home
Highlight to beginning of row ALT+SHIFT+Home
Go to end of row ALT+End
Highlight to end of row ALT+SHIFT+End
Column break CTRL+SHIFT+Enter

Copyright symbol - © ALT+CTRL+C
Date field ALT+SHIFT+D
Go to footnotes ALT+CTRL+F
Show/Hide ¶ CTRL+SHIFT+8
Thesaurus SHIFT+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.
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