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Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys


Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys

The followings are shortcut keys and mouse shortcuts that can be used for Microsoft Word

Use at your own risk.

Mouse shortcuts


Shortcut Description
Double-click (on a word) Select the word.
Single-click (anywhere in a sentence) + Holding CTRL Select the entire sentence.
Triple-click (anywhere in a paragraph) Select the entire paragraph.
Click, hold, drag, then release Select text from the click position to release position.
Click first position, hold SHIFT key, then click 2nd position Select text from the 1st position to the 2nd position.
Hold ALT key, then click and drag Vertical select text.
Hold CTRL key, then scroll wheel Zoom in/out.


Keyboard shortcuts


Shortcut Description
Ctrl + A Select all (including text, graphics).
Ctrl + B Bold.
Ctrl + I Italic.
Ctrl + U Underline.
Ctrl + C Copy.
Ctrl + V Paste.
Ctrl + X Cut.
Ctrl + F Find.
Ctrl + Z Undo.
Ctrl + Y Redo.
Ctrl + P Open the print dialog.
Ctrl + K Insert link.
Ctrl + L Left align.
Ctrl + E Center align.
Ctrl + R Right align.
Ctrl + M Indent.
Ctrl + (left arrow) Moves one word to the left.
Ctrl + (right arrow) Moves one word to the right.
Ctrl + (up arrow) Moves cursor to the beginning of the paragraph.
Ctrl + (down arrow) Moves cursor to the end of the paragraph.
Ctrl + Shift + F Change font.
Ctrl + Shift + * View/hide non-printing characters.
Ctrl + Del Deletes word to the right of cursor.
Ctrl + Backspace Deletes word to the left of cursor.
Ctrl + End Moves cursor to the end of document.
Ctrl + Home Moves cursor to the beginning of document.
Ctrl + Spacebar Reset highlighted text to the default font.
Ctrl + 1 Single-space.
Ctrl + 2 Double-space.
Ctrl + 5 1.5-line.
Ctrl + Alt + 1 Format text: heading 1.
Ctrl + Alt + 2 Format text: heading 2.
Ctrl + Alt + 3 Format text: heading 3.
F1 Help.
F4 Repeat the last action
F5 Go to .
F7 Spelling and grammar.
F12 Save as.
F8 then (left arrow) Increase selection to the left by one character
F8 then (right arrow) Increase selection to the right by one character
Ctrl + F1 Task Pane.
Ctrl + F2 Print preview.
Alt + Ctrl + F2 New document.
Shift + F3 Cycle between capitalized formats
Ctrl + Insert Copy.
Shift + Insert Paste.
Shift + End Select from current position to the end of the line.
Shift + Home Select from current position to the beginning of the line.
Ctrl + Shift + (left arrow) Select from current position to the beginning of the word.
Ctrl + Shift + (right arrow) Select from current position to the end of the word.
Ctrl + Shift + (up arrow) Select from current position to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + Shift + (down arrow) Select from current position to the end of the document.
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up Select from current position to the beginning of the window.
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down Select from current position to the end of the window.
Shift + Page Up One screen page up.
Shift + Page Down One screen page down.
Shift + F7 Thesaurus check selected text.
Shift + F12 Save.
Ctrl + Shift + F12 Print.
Alt + Shift + D Insert the current date.
Alt + Shift + T Insert the current time.





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