Important Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Word

keyboard shortcuts for Windows computer and Microsoft Office Word are very essential to make your work more lot easier and faster. You can be more effective at work or on your daily task using the computer with this awesome important keyboard shortcuts. Have a look:

keyboard shortcuts

Basic Keyboard Shortcuts Keys

  • Ctrl+C  : It is used to copy selected item
  • Ctrl+V  : Paste selected item
  • Ctrl+F  : It is used to open file options in current program
  • Ctrl+E  : It is used to edit the options in current program
  • Ctrl+A  : This command selects all the text on the screen
  • Ctrl+X  : It cuts the selected item
  • Shift+Del  : Permanently delete the item
  • Home  : It is used to reach to the beginning of the current line
  • End  : It is used to reach to end of the current line
  • Ctrl+Home  : Go to the beginning of document
  • Ctrl+End  : Go to the end of document
  • Alt+Tab  : Create a switch between open applications or program
  • Alt+Esc  : Create a switch between open applications on task bar
  • Shift+Home  : Highlight from current position to the beginning of line
  • Shift+End  : Highlight from current position to the end of the line
  • Alt+Print Screen  : It creates a screen shot for current program
  • Ctrl+Alt+Del  : It is used to reboot the system
  • Ctrl+Plus key  : It is used to adjust the width of all columns in Windows Explorer automatically
  • Alt+Enter  : Opens properties window of selected program or icon
  • F1  : Universal help for all programs
  • F2  : Rename selected icon
  • F3  : Start find from desktop
  • F4  : Open the drive selection when browsing
  • F5  : It is used to refresh the contents
  • Alt+F4  : Close the current program
  • Shift+F10  : It imitates the right click on selected item.
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Keyboard Shortcuts For Word

  • Ctrl+C  : It is used to copy the selected item
  • Ctrl+V  : Paste selected item
  • Ctrl+X  : Cut selection to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+N  : Creates new document
  • Ctrl+O  : It opens existing document
  • Ctrl+S  : Used to save the current document
  • Ctrl+P  : Opens print dialog box for active document
  • Ctrl+Z  : Undo last action
  • Ctrl+Y  : Restore last undo action
  • Ctrl+A  : Selects entire document
  • Ctrl+D  : Opens font dialog box
  • Ctrl+I  : Apply italic formatting
  • Ctrl+B  : Starts bold formatting
  • Ctrl+U  : Used to toggle word underline formatting
  • Ctrl+]  : Increases font size one point
  • Ctrl+[  : Decreases font size one point
  • Ctrl+>  : Font size increase in steps
  • Ctrl+<  : Font size decrease in steps
  • Ctrl+F  : It opens the find bar
  • F7  :  Apply spell checker
  • Ctrl+L  : Starts left align paragraph
  • Ctrl+R  : Starts right align paragraph
  • Ctrl+M  : Indent paragraph from left
  • Ctrl+Q  : Remove all the paragraphs
  • Shift+Enter  : It creates a line break
  • Ctrl+Enter  :  Creates a page break
  • Ctrl+Shift+Enter  : Creates a column break
  • Alt+Ctrl+C  : Inserts copyright symbol
  • Alt+Ctrl+R  : Inserts registered Trademark symbol
  • Alt+Ctrl+T  : Inserts Trademark symbol
  • Ctrl+Alt+1  : Heading style 1
  • Ctrl+Alt+2  : Heading style 2
  • Ctrl+Alt+3  : Heading style 3
  • Ctrl+Alt+4  : Heading style 4
  • Ctrl+Alt+5  : Heading style 5
  • Ctrl+Shift+L  : Apply bullet list
  • Alt+F4  : Close word

I hope this list of keyboard shortcuts will be very useful for you. If you find it useful for you, share it to your social networks with your friends and colleagues.

Prinze Tosine

Hi, am Prinze Tosine, a technologist based in Lagos Nigeria with a passionate heart of Blogging in any tech related matters . I derive fun in what i do, from blogging to web design, computer engineering etc.

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