Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut

This topic will familiarize you with Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut.

In the Basic Level of Microsoft Word Tutorial, you have so far learnt how to use various menu options, Toolbars and Icons. After you get more and more familiar with Microsoft Office, you will find that use of menu options or toolbars will actually slow your work because of several mouse clicks. You will start wondering whether there is a faster way of executing commands.

There is good news for you! Every application of Microsoft Office has what is called Keyboard Shortcut for most of the commonly used commands.

In this Free Word Tutorial, I am giving a list of commonly used Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut alongwith their corresponding icon and menu path.

Please use this for your future reference purposes once you become more proficient with Microsoft Word and its various menu paths and icons.

These Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut will help you to complete your documents much faster.

In the Keyboard Shortcut Column below:

1. If Ctrl+(some key), for example, Ctrl+B is mentioned, then you have to keep the Ctrl (Control) Key pressed while pressing "B". Then release them together.

2. If Alt+Ctrl+(some key), for example, Alt+Ctrl+O is mentioned, then you have to keep the Alt (Alternate) key and Ctrl Key pressed while pressing "O". Then release all of them together.

Icon
Icon Available in
Menu and Command
Keyboard Shortcut
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
File, New
Ctrl+N
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
File, Open
Ctrl+O
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
File, Save
Ctrl+S
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
File, Print
Ctrl+P
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
File, Print Preview
Ctrl+F2
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Tools, Spelling and Grammar
F7
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Cut
Ctrl+X
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Copy
Ctrl+C
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Paste
Ctrl+V
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Undo
Ctrl+Z
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Redo
Ctrl+Y
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Font, Bold
Ctrl+B
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Font, Italic
Ctrl+I
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Font, Underline
Ctrl+U
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Paragraph, Align Left
Ctrl+L
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Paragraph, Align Center
Ctrl+E
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Paragraph, Align Right
Ctrl+R
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Formatting Toolbar
Format, Paragraph, Align Justified
Ctrl+J
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
Standard Toolbar
Edit, Find
Ctrl+F
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
View Controls
View, Normal
Alt+Ctrl+N
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
View Controls
View, Print Layout
Alt+Ctrl+P
Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut
View Controls
View, Outline
Alt+Ctrl+O
NA
 
Edit, Replace
Ctrl+H
NA
 
Edit, Go To
Ctrl+G
NA
 
Edit, Select All
Ctrl+A
NA
 
View, Task Pane
Ctrl+F1


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Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcut

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