Microsoft Word Basic Shortcut Keys

Here is a list of commonly used short-cut keys in Microsoft Words that can provide an easier and quicker method of using words. Moreover this shortcuts will increase your work flow too:

  • Ctrl + A   ---------> Select all contents of the page
  • Ctrl + B   --------->  Bold highleted 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   --------->  Paste
  • 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 + I   --------->  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 + ←    ---------> Move one word to the left
  • Ctrl + →    ---------> Move one word to the right
  • Ctrl + ↑   --------->  Move to the begining of the line or paragraph
  • Ctrl + ↓   --------->  Move to the end of the paragraph
  • 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
  • F1   --------->  Open help
  • Shift + F3   --------->  Change case of selected text
  • Shift + Insert   --------->  Paste
  • F4   --------->  Repeat last action performed (Word 2000+)
  • F7   --------->  Spell check selected text and /or document
  • Shift + F7   --------->  Activate the thesaurus
  • F12   --------->  Save as
  • Ctrl + S   --------->  Save
  • Shift + F12   --------->  Save
  • Alt + Shift + D   --------->  Insert the current date
  • Alt + Shift + T   --------->  Insert the current time
  • Ctrl + W   --------->  Close document 


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