Top tips for keyboard shortcuts when creating a Word document.
Are you someone who prefers the mouse or the keyboard?
When chatting with a client recently they raised their frustration at having to continually take their hands off the keyboard to use the mouse when working on a Word document – so I put together this little cheat sheet for them for some of the most common tasks.
You can use them individually, or combine as many as you wish like this (CTRL+ CTRL+I CTRL+U)
|To complete this action||Shortcut keys
(to stop just select the same keys again)
|Type in Bold||CTRL+B|
|Type in Italics||CTRL+I|
|Type in Underline||CTRL+U|
|Copy selected text or object||SHIFT+► to select, then CTRL+C|
|Paste selected text||CTRL+V|
|Undo last action||CTRL+Z|
|Redo last action||CTRL+Y|
|Move to the beginning of the document||CTRL+HOME|
|Move to the end of the document||CTRL+END|
|To move to the end of an existing Word document on opening||
|To open a new Word document||CTRL+N|
|To open an existing Word document||CTRL+O|
|To save a Word document||CTRL+S|
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