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Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys and Their Functions

ms words shortcut keys and theirs functions

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. Keystroke Action
1 Ctrl+N Create New document
2 Ctrl+O Open document
3 Ctrl+W Close document Window
4 Ctrl+S Save document
5 F12 Save as
6 Ctrl+P, Ctrl + Shift + F12 Print document
7 Ctrl+F2 Open Print preview
8 Ctrl+F6 Switch between multiple Word documents
9 CTRL + F4 Close Current Document
10 Ctrl + F1 Open the Task Pane

Edit Document Keys

S.N. Keystroke Action
1 Ctrl+Z Undo the last action
2 Ctrl+Y Redo the last action
3 Ctrl+C Copy selected text or object
4 Ctrl+X Cut selected text or object
5 Ctrl+V Paste selected text or object
6 Ctrl+A Select All Text & Items in Document
7 Ctrl+F Find a word
8 Ctrl+H Find a word and Replace with another word

Formatting Documents Keys

S.N. Keystroke Action
1 Ctrl+B Apply/remove Bold
2 Ctrl+I Apply/remove Italic
3 Ctrl+U Apply/remove Underline
4 Ctrl + Shift + > ;  Ctrl + ] Increases the highlighted text size
5 Ctrl + Shift + < ;   Ctrl + [ Decreases the highlighted text size
6 Ctrl+= Apply/remove subscript
7 Ctrl+Shift+= Apply/remove superscript
8 Ctrl + L Left Align Selected Text or Items
9 Ctrl+ R Right Align Selected Text or Items
10 Ctrl + E Center Align Selected Text or Items
11 Ctrl+ J Justify Alignment of Selected Text or Items
12 Ctrl+Alt+H Apply/remove Highlight Text
13 Shift + F3 change the case of letters of selected text
14 Ctrl + Shift + F Ctrl + D Change the font open front window


Function keys

S.N. Keystroke Action
1 F1 Open Help
2 F2 Rename the selected item
3 F3 Insert an autotext entry
4 F4 Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
5 F5 Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
6 F6 elements in a windows or on the windows
7 F7 Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document
8 F8 Extented a selection
9 F9 Update selected fields
10 F10 To activate in the menu bar in the active program
11 F11 Goto next field
12 F12 Save As

Cursor Movement and Navigation Keys

S.N. Keystroke Action
1 Arrow Left ( <-) Move one character to  Left
2 Arrow Right ( ->) Move one character to  Right
3 Ctrl+Arrow Left Move one word to  left.
4 Ctrl+ Arrow Right Move one word to  Right
5 Arrow Up Move Up one Line
6 Arrow Down Move Down one Line
7 Ctrl + Arrow Up Move Up one Paragraph
8 Ctrl + Arrow Up Move Up one Paragraph
9 Home Move to Beginning of a line
10 End Move to the End of a line
11 Ctrl + Home Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document
12 Ctrl + End Moves the cursor to the end of the document
13 Page Up Move Up one Screen
14 Page Down Move Down one Screen
15 Esc Cancel a Command
16 Delete Delete one character to the right of cursor
17 Ctrl+Delete Delete one word to the right of cursor
18 Backspace Delete one character to the left of cursor
19 Ctrl+Backspace Delete one word to the left of cursor

Text Selection Keys

S.N. Keystroke Action
1 Shift+Arrow Right selection one character to the Right
2 Shift+Arrow Left selection one character to the Left
3 Shift+ Home Select everything between the cursor and the begninning of the line
4 Shift+ End Select everything between the cursor and the end of the line
5 Shift+ ctrl + Home Select everything between the cursor and the begninning of the document
6 Shift + Page Up Select everything between the cursor and a Page previous
7 Shift+ Page Down Select everything between the cursor and ta page after
8 Shift+ ctrl + End Select everything between the cursor and the end of the document
9 Double-click If double-clicking a word, selects the complete word.
10 Double-click Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
11 Double-click Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
12 Triple-click Selects the line or paragraph of the text that the mouse triple-clicked on
13 Ctrl+Mouse wheel Zooms in and out of document

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