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Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys and Their Functions

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Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys and Their Functions

All comparative exams such as as IBPS , SBI, SSC, RRB etc asked two or three questions of MS Word shortcut keys. MS Word shortcut keys very important from the examination point of view.

Here list of Microsoft Word shortcut keys and their functions

File Document Keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1Ctrl+NCreate New document
2Ctrl+OOpen document
3Ctrl+WClose document Window
4Ctrl+SSave document
5F12Save as
6Ctrl+P, Ctrl + Shift + F12Print document
7Ctrl+F2Open Print preview
8Ctrl+F6Switch between multiple Word documents
9CTRL + F4Close Current Document
10Ctrl + F1Open the Task Pane

Edit Document Keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1Ctrl+ZUndo the last action
2Ctrl+YRedo the last action
3Ctrl+CCopy selected text or object
4Ctrl+XCut selected text or object
5Ctrl+VPaste selected text or object
6Ctrl+ASelect All Text & Items in Document
7Ctrl+FFind a word
8Ctrl+HFind a word and Replace with another word

Formatting Documents Keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1Ctrl+BApply/remove Bold
2Ctrl+IApply/remove Italic
3Ctrl+UApply/remove Underline
4Ctrl + Shift + > ;  Ctrl + ]Increases the highlighted text size
5Ctrl + Shift + < ;   Ctrl + [Decreases the highlighted text size
6Ctrl+=Apply/remove subscript
7Ctrl+Shift+=Apply/remove superscript
8Ctrl + LLeft Align Selected Text or Items
9Ctrl+ RRight Align Selected Text or Items
10Ctrl + ECenter Align Selected Text or Items
11Ctrl+ JJustify Alignment of Selected Text or Items
12Ctrl+Alt+HApply/remove Highlight Text
13Shift + F3change the case of letters of selected text
14Ctrl + Shift + F Ctrl + DChange the font open front window


Function keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1F1Open Help
2F2Rename the selected item
3F3Insert an autotext entry
4F4Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
5F5Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
6F6elements in a windows or on the windows
7F7Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document
8F8Extented a selection
9F9Update selected fields
10F10To activate in the menu bar in the active program
11F11Goto next field
12F12Save As

Cursor Movement and Navigation Keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1Arrow Left ( <-)Move one character to  Left
2Arrow Right ( ->)Move one character to  Right
3Ctrl+Arrow LeftMove one word to  left.
4Ctrl+ Arrow RightMove one word to  Right
5Arrow UpMove Up one Line
6Arrow DownMove Down one Line
7Ctrl + Arrow UpMove Up one Paragraph
8Ctrl + Arrow UpMove Up one Paragraph
9HomeMove to Beginning of a line
10EndMove to the End of a line
11Ctrl + HomeMoves the cursor to the beginning of the document
12Ctrl + EndMoves the cursor to the end of the document
13Page UpMove Up one Screen
14Page DownMove Down one Screen
15EscCancel a Command
16DeleteDelete one character to the right of cursor
17Ctrl+DeleteDelete one word to the right of cursor
18BackspaceDelete one character to the left of cursor
19Ctrl+BackspaceDelete one word to the left of cursor

Text Selection Keys

S.N.KeystrokeAction
1Shift+Arrow Rightselection one character to the Right
2Shift+Arrow Leftselection one character to the Left
3Shift+ HomeSelect everything between the cursor and the begninning of the line
4Shift+ EndSelect everything between the cursor and the end of the line
5Shift+ ctrl + HomeSelect everything between the cursor and the begninning of the document
6Shift + Page UpSelect everything between the cursor and a Page previous
7Shift+ Page DownSelect everything between the cursor and ta page after
8Shift+ ctrl + EndSelect everything between the cursor and the end of the document
9Double-clickIf double-clicking a word, selects the complete word.
10Double-clickDouble-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
11Double-clickDouble-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
12Triple-clickSelects the line or paragraph of the text that the mouse triple-clicked on
13Ctrl+Mouse wheelZooms in and out of document

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