MS Word Shortcut keys













MS Word Shortcut keys

Ctrl + A - Select all contents of the page.
Ctrl + B - Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + C - Copy selected text.
Ctrl + D - Open the font preferences window.
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 + S - Save the open document. Just like Shift + F12.
Ctrl + T - Create a hanging indent.
Ctrl + U - Underline the selected text.
Ctrl + V - Paste.
Ctrl + X - Cut selected text.
Ctrl + Y - Redo the last action performed.
Ctrl + Z  - Undo last action.
Ctrl + 0  - Adds or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph.
Ctrl + Shift + L - Quickly create a bullet point.
Ctrl + Shift + F - Change the font.
Ctrl + Shift + >     - Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increase 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 + / + c  - Insert a cent sign (¢).
Ctrl + Shift + *  - View or hide non printing characters.
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.
Alt + Ctrl + F2  -  Open new document.
Ctrl + F1  - Open the Task Pane.
Ctrl + F2  - Display the print preview.
Ctrl + Shift + >    - Increases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + <  - Decreases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + F6 - Switches to another open Microsoft Word document.
Ctrl + Shift + F12  -  Prints the document.
F1  - Open Help.
F4  -  Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
F5  - Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
F7  - Spell check and grammar check selected text or document.
F12  - Save As.
Shift + F3  - Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word.
Shift + F7  - Runs a Thesaurus check on the selected word.
Shift + F12 - Save the open document. Just like Ctrl + S.
Shift + Enter - Create a soft break instead of a new paragraph.
Shift + Insert - Paste.
Shift + Alt + D  -  Insert the current date.
Shift + Alt + T  - Insert the current time.
MicroSoft Excel Shortcut Keys
Shortcut - Description
F2 - Edit the selected cell.
F3 - After a name has been created, F3 will paste names.
F4 - Repeat last action. For example, if you changed the color of text in another cell, pressing F4 will change the text in cell to the same color.
F5 - Go to a specific cell. For example, C6.
F7 - Spell check selected text or document.
F11 - Create chart from selected data.
Ctrl + Shift + ; - Enter the current time.
Ctrl + ; - Enter the current date.
Alt + Shift + F1 - Insert New Worksheet.
Alt + Enter - While typing text in a cell, pressing Alt + Enter will move to the next line, allowing for multiple lines of text in one cell.
Shift + F3 - Open the Excel formula window.
Shift + F5 - Bring up search box.
Ctrl + 1 - Open the Format Cells window.
Ctrl + A - Select all contents of the worksheet.
Ctrl + B - Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + I - Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + K - Insert link.
Ctrl + S - Save the open worksheet.
Ctrl + U - Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + 1 - Change the format of selected cells.
Ctrl + 5 - Strikethrough highlighted selection.
Ctrl + P - Bring up the print dialog box to begin the printing process.
Ctrl + Z - Undo last action.
Ctrl + F3 - Open Excel Name Manager.
Ctrl + F9 - Minimize current window.
Ctrl + F10 - Maximize currently selected window.
Ctrl + F6 - Switch between open workbooks or windows.
Ctrl + Page up - Move between work sheets in the same document.
Ctrl + Page down - Move between work sheets in the same document.
Ctrl + Tab - Move between Two or more open Excel files.
Alt + = - Create a formula to sum all of the above cells.
Ctrl + ' - Insert the value of the above cell into the cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Shift + 1 - Format number in comma format.
Ctrl + Shift + 4 - Format number in currency format.
Ctrl + Shift + 3 - Format number in date format.
Ctrl + Shift + 5 - Format number in percentage format.
Ctrl + Shift + 6 - Format number in scientific format.
Ctrl + Shift + 2 - Format number in time format.
Ctrl + - - Delete the selected column or row.
Ctrl + Shift + =             - Insert a new column or row.
Ctrl + Home - Move to cell A1.
Ctrl + ~ - Switch between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.
Ctrl + Arrow key - Move to next section of text.
Ctrl + Space - Select entire column.
Shift + Space - Select entire row.
Excel shortcut keys
F2 – edit the selected cell
F5- go to the specific cell
F7 – spell check of the selected text
F11- create the chart
CTRL+SHIFT+; – enter the current time
CTRL+; – enter the current date
ALT+SHIFT+F1- insert the new worksheet
SHIFT + F3- open the formula window
SHIFT + F5- open the search box
CTRL+D- fill the cell
CTRL+G- open the go to option
CTRL+O – open option
CTRL+P- open the print dialogue box
CTRL+F9- minimize the current window
CTRL+F10- maximize the current selected window
CTRL+F6- Switch between the open worksheets
SHIFT+SPACE- select entire row
CTRL + SPACE- select entire column
CTRL+W- close the window
CTRL+TAB- move between two or more open excel files
Microsoft windows shortcut keys
CTRL + ESC – Bring up start menu
ALT + ESC – switch between the application on the task bar
F2 – rename selected item
F3 – start the find from the desktop
ALT + F4- close the current open program
CTRL + F4- close the window of the program
SHIFT +DEL- delete the files permanently
ALT + Print screen – screen shot of the current desktop screen
ALT + TAB- switch between the open applications


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