Microsoft Word Keyboard shortcut

Microsoft Word keyboard shortcut

PC/Laptops Tips & Tricks
  • Help    F1
  • Move selected text    Select text, press F2, click in paste location, press Enter
  • Copy selected text    Select text, press Shift + F2, click in paste location, press Enter
  • Insert Building Block    F3
  • Repeat    F4
  • Go To    F5
  • Skip to next frame/pane    F6
  • Spell check    F7
  • Activate extended selection mode    F8
  • Refresh    F9
  • Display ribbon key tip letters    F10
  • Go to next field in document    F11
  • Save as    F12
  • Select an entire word    Double-click anywhere in the word
  • Select an entire sentence    Press Ctrl while clicking anywhere in the sentence
  • Select an entire paragraph    Triple-click anywhere in the paragraph
  • Move to the beginning of the current word    Ctrl + Left arrow
  • Move to the beginning of the next word    Ctrl + Right arrow
  • Move to the beginning of the next paragraph    Ctrl + Down arrow
  • Undo    Ctrl + Z
  • Redo    Ctrl + Y
  • Toggle between last 4 edit positions    Alt + Ctrl + Z
  • Show/Hide character formatting    / (slash) key on numeric keypad
  • Create a New document    Ctrl + N
  • Open a document    Ctrl + O
  • Save a document    Ctrl + S
  • Close a document    Ctrl + W
  • Split a window    Alt + Ctrl + S
  • Remove window split    Alt + Ctrl + S
  • Delete one word to the left    Ctrl + Backspace
  • Delete one word to the right    Ctrl + Delete
  • Indent a paragraph    Ctrl + M
  • Remove an indent    Ctrl + Shift + M
  • Hanging indent    Ctrl + T
  • Remove a hanging indent    Ctrl + Shift + T
  • Center a paragraph    Ctrl + E
  • Left-align a paragraph    Ctrl + L
  • Right-align a paragraph    Ctrl + R
  • Justify a paragraph    Ctrl + J
  • Create a non-breaking space    Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar
  • Create a page break    Ctrl + Enter
  • Create a line break    Shift + Enter
  • Remove all Formatting    Ctrl + Shift + N
  • Open the page setup dialog box    Double-click the ruler margin
  • Open the paragraph dialog box    Double-click an indent marker
  • Open the tab dialog box    Double-click a tab marker
  • Insert the current date    Alt + Shift + D
  • Insert the current time    Alt + Shift + T
  • Insert hyperlink    Ctrl + K
  • Set single-space line spacing    Ctrl + 1
  • Set double-space line spacing    Ctrl + 2
  • Set 1.5-line spacing    Ctrl + 5
  • Open the macros dialog box    Alt + F8
  • Search a document (Navigation task pane)    Ctrl + F
  • Replace items in a document    Ctrl + H
  • Open Go To dialog box    Ctrl + G
  • Open the thesaurus    Shift + F7
  • Open the word count dialog box    Ctrl + Shift + G
  • Create a non-breaking hyphen    Ctrl + Hyphen
  • Decrease font size one value    Ctrl + Shift + <
  • Increase font size one value    Ctrl + Shift + >
  • Decrease font size 1 point    Ctrl + [
  • Increase font size 1 point    Ctrl + ]
  • Remove paragraph or character formatting    Ctrl + spacebar
  • Paste Special    Ctrl + Alt + V
  • Switch to Print Layout view    Ctrl + Alt + P
  • Switch to Outline view    Ctrl + Alt + O
  • Switch to Draft view    Ctrl + Alt + N
  • Copy formatting from text    Ctrl + Shift + C
  • Paste formatting only    Ctrl + Shift + V
  • Change case    Shift + F3
  • Switch to Print Preview    Ctrl + F2 or Alt + Ctrl + I
  • Insert a comment    Alt + Ctrl + M
  • Beginning of Document    CTRL+HOME
  • End of Document    CTRL+END
  • Beginning of line    Home
  • End of line    END
  • Print    CTRL+P
  • Bold Text    CTRL + B
  • Italic Text    CTRL + I
  • Underline Text    CTRL + U
  • Convert the selected text to capital letters or vice versa    CTRL+SHIFT+A
  • Moves to the Next Misspelling    ALT+F7
  • Turn on/off Tracking Changes    Ctrl + Shift + E
  • Close Reviewing pane    Alt + Shift + C
  • Cancel    Esc
  • Outline view: Promote a paragraph in an outline    Alt + Shift + Left arrow
  • Outline view: Demote a paragraph in an outline    Alt + Shift + Right arrow
  • Outline view: Move selected outline paragraphs up    Alt + Shift + Up arrow
  • Outline view: Move selected outline paragraphs down    Alt + Shift + Down arrow
  • Outline view: Expand outline text below a heading    Alt + Shift + +
  • Outline view: Collapse outline text below a heading    Alt + Shift + –
  • Outline view: Collapse or show all text or headings    Alt + Shift +A
  • Move to File tab ribbon    Alt + F, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Home tab ribbon    Alt + H, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Insert tab ribbon    Alt + N, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Design tab ribbon    Alt + G, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Layout tab ribbon    Alt + P, use letters to navigate
  • Move to References tab ribbon    Alt + S, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Mailings tab ribbon    Alt + M, use letters to navigate
  • Move to Review tab ribbon    Alt + R, use letters to navigate
  • Move to View tab ribbon    Alt + W, use letters to navigate
  • On the ribbon, to move between commands    Tab or Shift-tab
  • To move between groups on a ribbon    Ctrl + Right Arrow or Ctrl + Left Arrow
  • Activate a selected command on the ribbon    Spacebar or Enter key
  • Open a gallery on the ribbon    Spacebar or Enter key
  • Finish with a control on the ribbon and move back to the document    Enter key
  • Expand or collapse the ribbon    Ctrl + F1