MS Word Keyboard Shortcut Keys List

MS Word Shortcut Keys List 2016: Microsoft Word shortcut keys are used to improve the productivity and documentation skills. They are used to increase the speed in doing the work on keyboard. These shortcut keys are easy to memorize and increases the efficiency at work. One should have the knowledge of MS Word short cut keys before using them. 

The Given Below is the List of Shortcut keys for MS Word:

  • Ctrl + A: Select all contents of the page.
  • Ctrl + B: Bold highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + C: Copy selected text.
  • Ctrl + D: Open the font preferences window.
  • Ctrl + E: Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.
  • Ctrl + F: Open find box.
  • Ctrl + I: Italic highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + J: Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen.
  • Ctrl + K: Insert link.
  • Ctrl + L: Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.
  • Ctrl + M: Indent the paragraph.
  • Ctrl + O: Adds or removes 6 pts of spacing before a paragraph
  • Ctrl + P: Open the print window.
  • Ctrl + R: Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.
  • Ctrl + S: Save the open document. Just like Shift + F12.
  • Ctrl + T: Create a hanging indent.
  • Ctrl + U: Underline the highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + V: Paste.
  • Ctrl + X: Cut selected text.
  • Ctrl + Y: Redo the last action performed.
  • Ctrl + Z: Undo last action.
  • Ctrl + Shift + L: Quickly create a bullet point.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F: Change the font.
  • Ctrl + <left arrow>: Moves one word to the left.
  • Ctrl + <right arrow>: Moves one word to the right.
  • Ctrl + <up arrow>: Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
  • Ctrl + <down arrow>: Moves to the end of the paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Del: Deletes word to right of cursor.
  • Ctrl + Backspace: Deletes word to left of cursor.
  • Ctrl + End: Moves the cursor to the end of the document.
  • Ctrl + Home: Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document.
  • Ctrl + Spacebar: Reset highlighted text to the default font.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 1: Changes text to heading 1.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 2: Changes text to heading 2.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 3: Changes text to heading 3.
  • Alt + Ctrl + F2: Open new document.
  • Ctrl + F1: Open the Task Pane.
  • Ctrl + F2: Display the print preview.
  • Ctrl + Shift + >: Increases the selected text size by one.
  • Ctrl + Shift + <: Decreases the selected text size by one.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F6: Switches to another open Microsoft Word document.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F12: Prints the document.
  • F1: Open Help.
  • F4: Repeat the last action performed
  • F5: Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
  • F7: Spell, check and grammar check selected text or document.
  • F12: Save As.
  • Shift + F12: Save the open document. Just like Ctrl + S.
  • Shift + Enter: Create a soft break instead of a new paragraph.
  • Shift + Insert: Paste.
  • Shift + Alt + D: Insert the current date.
  • Shift + Alt + T: Insert the current time.
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