Shortlisted Amazing MS Word Keyboard Shortcuts

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Just like we did in our previous article, This article will be focused on must-know and amazing MS Word keyboard shortcuts. These are shortcuts that are going to make your life easy as an MS Word user or lover.

Our previous article was on secret codes for Android and shortcuts for Microsoft Excel users. Microsoft’s word is known to be one of the popular software or application for completing essays and bringing a lot of ideas to life through writing.

Knowing these shortcuts will help make your life easy and very simpler than it was earlier. This is because you will now complete tasks in seconds and skip the normal long process of getting it done.

These or keyboard shortcuts that will work using other writing software applications like WordPad etc.

MS Word Keyboard Shortcuts

Below are some curate keyboard shortcuts to know as a Microsoft Word user.

Shortcut KeysUse
Ctrl + ASelect All
Ctrl + BBold
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + DFont
Ctrl + EAlign to center
Ctrl + FFind Text or Search
Ctrl + GGo to
Ctrl + HReplace
Ctrl + IItalic Style
Ctrl + JJustify
Ctrl + KHyperlink
Ctrl + LLeft Align
Ctrl + MParagraph Indent
Ctrl + NNew Page
Ctrl + OOpen File
Ctrl + PPrint Document
Ctrl + QClear The Open Indent Paragraph
Ctrl + RRight Align
Ctrl + SSave Document
Ctrl + THanging Indent
Ctrl + UUnderline Text
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + WClose The Document
Ctrl + XCut
Ctrl + YRedo Action
Ctrl + ZUndo Action
Ctrl + Shift ++Superscript
Ctrl + = Subscript
F12Save As
Ctrl + F2Print Preview
F7Spelling Check
Ctrl + F7Define
Shift + F7Thesaurus

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Today, almost every business loves to employ individuals with much experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Forms etc. These shortcuts are going to help make your life easier if you use the application very frequent to perform your academic and work related tasks.

Do you know or have a shortcut that didn’t appear in the table above? Kindly drop it in the comment section below, and we will be happy to add it to the above list.


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