Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word

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Sometimes we don’t have a mouse or mouse pad is not working. We are not familiar to use keyboard shortcuts to access for word file. Microsoft Word is user friendly, easy to understand and commonly used application.This article gives a list of all shortcut keys to access various menus,perform functions without a use of mouse. Below is the list of all keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word for all versions that is Word 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013.

List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word :

Ctrl + N ————- Creates a new Document
Ctrl + O ————- opens a document
Ctrl + S ————- Save a document
Ctrl + P ————- Print a document
Ctrl + W / Ctrl + F4 ———– Close a document
Ctrl + A ———— Select all content of the page
Ctrl + F6 ———- Switch between multiple documents
Ctrl + C ———– Copy the selected text
Ctrl + X ———– Cut the selected text
Ctrl + V / Shift + insert ———–Paste the selected text
Ctrl + k ———– Insert the hyperlink
Ctrl + E ———– Set the alignment of the selected text to the center of the screen

Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word for all versions
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word for all versions

Ctrl + L ———– Set the alignment of the selected text to the left of the screen
Ctrl + R ———– Set the alignment of the selected text to the right of the screen
Ctrl + J ———— Set the alignment of the selected text to justify the screen
Ctrl + F ———– Open the Find and Replace Window
Ctrl + B ———– Make the selected text Bold
Ctrl + I ———– Italicize the selected text
Ctrl + U ———Underline the selected text
Ctrl + D / Ctrl + Shift + F ——— Open the font setting window
Ctrl + Z ——– Undo the last action
Ctrl + Y ———–Redo the last action
Ctrl + ] ———— Increase the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + [ ————- Decrease the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + Shift + L ——— Create a Bullet Point
Ctrl + End ————- Move the cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl + Home ———- Move the cursor to the beginning of the document
Shift + Alt + T ——- Insert the current time on the document
Shift + Alt + D ——- Insert the current Date on the document
F1 ——————- Open the help window
Ctrl + F2 ———– Display the print preview
Alt + prt sc ——— Copy the selected window only
Alt + tab ———— Switch to the next window
Alt + Shift + Tab ——Switch to the previous window
Ctrl + F10 ———–Maximize the selected Window
Alt + F5 ————– Restore the size of the window after maximizing it
Ctrl + F6 ————-Switch to next window when more than one document are open
Shift + F10 ———- open the drop down menus for the selected item
Shift + F6 ———– highlight the hot keys for all menus

Above mentioned keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word are very useful and are almost compatible with all versions of Microsoft word.

1 COMMENT

  1. Nice information on shortcut keys, i always use some of them, glad to know ctrl+e is for align center.

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