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    Shortcut key for MS-Word

    MS-Word Short cut keys along with their use
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    Shortcut keys are the reserved keys whose meaning is predefined & these are created for making our task easy & in less time.

    Shortcut Keys Description
    Ctrl + 0 Adds or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph.
    Ctrl + A Select all contents of the page.
    Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection.

    Ctrl + C Copy selected text.

    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 + T Create a hanging indent.
    Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection.
    Ctrl + V Paste.

    Ctrl + X Cut selected text.

    Ctrl + Y Redo the last action performed.
    Ctrl + Z Undo last action.
    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
    increases 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 + ' + Insert a character with an accent (grave) mark, where
    is the character you want. For example, if you
    wanted an accented è you would use Ctrl + ' + e as your
    shortcut key. To reverse the accent mark use the
    opposite accent mark, often on the tilde key.

    Ctrl + Shift + * View or hide non printing characters.
    Ctrl + Moves one word to the left.
    Ctrl + Moves one word to the right.
    Ctrl + Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
    Ctrl + Moves to the end of the paragraph.
    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 highlighted text size by one.
    Ctrl + Shift + < Decreases the highlighted text size by one.
    Ctrl + Shift + F6 Opens 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 Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document.
    F12 Save as.
    Shift + F3 Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercaseto
    lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every
    word.
    Shift + F7 Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted.
    Shift + F12 Save.
    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.
  • #824
    some more..

    home = to reach start of line
    end = to reach end of the line

    shift+home= select from pointer to start of the line
    shift+end = select from pointer to end of the line

  • #952


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