Microsoft Word 2016 A-Z popular keyboard shortcuts

This is the list of popular keyboard shortcuts of Microsoft Word 2016.

These keyboard shortcuts refer to the U.S. keyboard layout.

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Ctrl + A:   Extend a selection to include the complete document.

Ctrl + B:   Apply bold formatting.

Ctrl + C:   Copy the selected text or object.

Ctrl + D:   Open the Font dialog box to change the formatting of characters.

Ctrl + E:   Switch a paragraph between centered and left-aligned.

Ctrl + F:   Open the Navigation task pane (to search document).

Ctrl + G:   Go to a page, bookmark, footnote, graphic… or other location.

Ctrl + H:  Replace text, specific formatting, and special items.

Ctrl + I:  Apply italic formatting.

Ctrl + J:   Switch a paragraph between justified and left-aligned.

Ctrl + K:   Insert a hyperlink.

Ctrl + L:   Left align a paragraph.

Ctrl + M:   Indent a paragraph from the left.

Ctrl + N:   Create a new document.

Ctrl + O:  Display the Open dialog box.

Ctrl + P:   Print a document.

Ctrl + Q:  Remove paragraph formatting.

Ctrl + R:  Switch a paragraph between right-aligned and left-aligned.

Ctrl + S:   Save a document.

Ctrl + T:   Create a hanging indent.

Ctrl + U:   Make letters underline.

Ctrl + V:   Paste text or an object.

Ctrl + W:   Close a document.

Ctrl + X:  Cut selected text to the Office Clipboard.

Ctrl + Y:   Redo or repeat an action.

Ctrl + Z:  Undo the last action.

Ctrl + 0:   Add or remove one line space before a paragraph. (0 = zero)

Ctrl + 1:   Single-space lines.

Ctrl + 2:   Double-space lines.

Ctrl + 5:  Set 1.5-line spacing.

Ctrl + SPACEBAR:   Remove paragraph or character formatting.

Ctrl + DELETE:  Delete one word to the right.

Ctrl + BACKSPACE:  Delete one word to the left.

Ctrl + HOME:  To the beginning of a document

Ctrl + END:  To the end of a document

Ctrl + ENTER:  A page break

CTRL + DOWN ARROW:  One paragraph down

CTRL + UP ARROW:    One paragraph up

CTRL + LEFT ARROW:  One word to the left

CTRL + RIGHT ARROW:  One word to the right

Ctrl + [:     Decrease font size 1 point.

Ctrl + ]:     Increase font size 1 point.

F1:  Get Help or go to Microsoft Office.com.

F7:  Select the Spelling command (Review tab).

F12:  Select the Save As command.

Ctrl + F1:   Expand or collapse the Ribbon. 

Ctrl + F2:  Select the Print Preview command.

Ctrl + F3:  Cut to the Spike.

Ctrl + F4:  Close the window.

Ctrl + F6:  Go to the next window.

Ctrl + F9:  Insert an empty field.

Ctrl + F10:  Maximize the document window.

Ctrl + F11:  Lock a field.

Ctrl + F12:  Select the Open command. (Same Ctrl + O)

SHIFT + F3:  Change the case of letters.

SHIFT + F4:  Repeat a Find or Go To action.

SHIFT + F7:  Select the Thesaurus command (Review tab, Proofing group).

SHIFT + ENTER:  A line break.

SHIFT + ALT + D:  Insert current day (Field).

SHIFT + ALT + T:  Insert current time (Field).

SHIFT + ALT + P:  Insert current page of document (Field).

SHIFT + F3:  Change the case of letters.

CTRL + SHIFT + >:      Increase the font size.

CTRL + SHIFT + <:  Decrease the font size.

CTRL + SHIFT + A:    Format all letters as capitals.

CTRL + SHIFT + C:    Copy formats.

CTRL + SHIFT + F:    Open the Font dialog box to change the font.

CTRL + SHIFT + K:    Format letters as small capitals.

CTRL + SHIFT + L:   Create bulleted list

CTRL + SHIFT + V:      Paste formats.

CTRL + SHIFT + W:  Underline words but not spaces.

CTRL + SHIFT + * :   Display nonprinting characters.

CTRL + ALT + 1:      Apply the Heading 1 style.

CTRL + ALT + 2:    Apply the Heading 2 style.

CTRL + ALT + 3:    Apply the Heading 3 style.

CTRL + ALT + M:    Insert a comment.

CTRL + ALT + C:   The copyright symbol.

CTRL + ALT + R:   The registered trademark symbol.

CTRL + ALT + T:   The trademark symbol.

CTRL + ALT + Y:   Repeat find (after closing Find and Replace window).

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