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Shortcut Keys


Ctrl + A

Select all contents of the page

Ctrl + B

Bold highlighted selection

Ctrl + C

Copy selected text

Ctrl + X

Cut selected text

Ctrl + N

Open new/blank document

Ctrl + O

Open options

Ctrl + P

Open the print window

Ctrl + F

Open find box

Ctrl + I

Italicize highlighted selection

Ctrl + K

Insert link

Ctrl + U

Underline highlighted selection

Ctrl + V


Ctrl + Y

Redo the last action performed

Ctrl + Z

Undo last action

Ctrl + G

Find and replace options

Ctrl + H

Find and replace options

Ctrl + J

Justify paragraph alignment

Ctrl + L

Align selected text or line to the left

Ctrl + Q

Align selected paragraph to the left

Ctrl + E

Align selected text or line to the center

Ctrl + R

Align selected text or line to the right

Ctrl + M

Indent the paragraph

Ctrl + T

Hanging indent

Ctrl + D

Font options

Ctrl + Shift + F

Change the font

Ctrl + Shift + >

Increase selected font +1

Ctrl + ]

Increase selected font +1

Ctrl + Shift + <

Decrease selected font -1

Ctrl + [

Decrease selected font -1

Ctrl + Shift + *

View or hide non printing characters

Ctrl + Del

Delete word to right of cursor

Ctrl + Backspace

Delete word to left of cursor

Ctrl + End

Move cursor to end of document

Ctrl + Home

Move cursor to beginning of document

Ctrl + Space

Reset highlighted text to default font

Ctrl + 1

Single-space lines

Ctrl + 2

Double-space lines

Ctrl + 5

1.5-line spacing

Ctrl + Alt + 1

Change text to heading 1

Ctrl + Alt + 2

Change text to heading 2

Ctrl + Alt + 3

Change text to heading 3


Open help

Shift + F3

Change case of selected text

Shift + Insert



Repeat last action performed (Word 2000+)


Spell check selected text and/or document

Shift + F7

Activate the thesaurus


Save as

Ctrl + S


Shift + F12


Alt + Shift + D

Insert the current date

Alt + Shift + T

Insert the current time

Ctrl + W

Close document