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TECH TIP - Microsoft Keyboard Shortcuts
A keyboard shortcut is a way of accomplishing a task using the keyboard instead of the mouse.  Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to increase your efficiency and speed in getting your work done.  There are over 250 keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word
 
So how do you remember all these shortcuts?  YOU DON’T!!!  You just learn and remember the ones that are important to you – that you really like.
 
So which ones are they?
 
Well – here they are – "the best of the west" Word Keyboard Shortcuts.  Try to use these shortcuts - your word processing will be more fun and more efficient

Formatting Text Shortcuts
 
Bold Text               Ctrl-B
Underline Text          Ctrl-U
Italicize Text          Ctrl-I
 
Copy Text               Ctrl-C
Cut Text                Ctrl-X
Paste Text              Ctrl-V
 
Center Text             Ctrl-E
Right Justify Text      Ctrl-R
Left Justify Text       Ctrl-L
 
Undo Last               Ctrl-Z
Redo Last               Ctrl-Y
 
Select all text         Ctrl-A
 
All Caps                Ctrl-Shift-A
All Small Caps          Ctrl-Shift-K
Change Case             Shift-F3
 
Double Underline        Ctrl-Shift-D
Extend Selection        F8
 
Grow Font 1 Point Size  Ctrl+]
Shrink Font 1 point     Ctrl+[
 
Increase font size      Ctrl-Shift->
Decrease font size      Ctrl-Shift-<
 
Word Underline          Ctrl+Shift-W
 
Subscript               Ctrl+=
Superscript             Ctrl+Shift+=

Working with Files
 
Save a file             Ctrl-S
Save As                 F12
Print a file            Ctrl-P
 
Start a new file        Ctrl-N
Close a file            Ctrl-W
Close a file            Ctrl-F4
Quit Microsoft Word     Ctrl-F4
  
Working with Files
Find Text               Ctrl-F
Replace Text            Ctrl-H
 
Print Preview           Ctrl-F2

 
Miscellaneous
Show/Hide Formatting    Ctrl-Shift-8
 
Thesaurus               Shift-F7
Check Spelling          F7
 
Page Break              Ctrl-Enter

 

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