Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2016


To work effectively with Word, Excel, Powerpoint in Office 2010, Office 2016, you need to equip more knowledge. In particular, remembering shortcuts in Word will help speed things up. Therefore, today I will introduce to you keyboard shortcuts in Word, knowledge is quite important that you have not noticed.

Shortcuts in Word 2007, 2010, 2016

Menu & Toolbars

– Alt, F10: Open the menu

– Ctrl + Tab, Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Activate as soon as the Menu Bar is active to select menu bars and toolbars.

– Tab, Shift + Tab: Select the next item in the toolbar.

– Enter: Open the selected command on the Menu or Toolbar.

– Alt + Spacebar: Display System Menu.

– Home, End:  Select the first or last command in the submenu.

Create, Edit, and Save Text

– Ctrl + N : Create new text.

– Ctrl + O: Opens a new text that was previously drafted.

– Ctrl + S: Save text.

– Ctrl + C : Copy text.

– Ctrl + X: Cut any text in the text.

– Ctrl + V:  Paste text.

– Ctrl + F : Search for words / phrases or paragraphs.

– Ctrl + H : Alternative function, replace a word / phrase with another word / phrase.

– Ctrl + P : Printing text.

– Ctrl + Z: Return to the state of the text before making the final edit.

– Ctrl + Y: Recovering text status before using the command  Ctrl + Z .

– Ctrl + F4, Ctrl + W, Alt + F4 : Close the text.

Select any text or object

– Move, select paragraph

Shift + ->: Move the cursor to the character behind.

Shift + <> : Move the cursor to the front.

+ Ctrl + Shift + -> : Move the cursor to a word from behind.

+ Ctrl + Shift + <> : Move the mouse pointer to a forward word.

+ Shift + (up arrow) : Move the cursor to the top row

Shift + (Down arrow) : Move the cursor to the bottom row.

Ctrl + A : Select all text.

– Delete a text or an object

+ Backspace: Delete a character in front.

Ctrl + Backspace: Delete the character in front.

Delete: Delete the character behind the cursor or some object.

+ Ctrl + Delete:  Delete a word just behind the cursor.

– Move the text

+ Ctrl + Arrow keys: Move between characters.

Ctrl + Home: Move the mouse pointer over the text

Ctrl + End: Move the cursor to the last position in the text

+ Ctrl + Shift + Home: Move the mouse from the current position to the beginning of the text.

Ctrl + Shift + End: Move the mouse from the current location to the end of the text.

– Text format

Ctrl + B : Bold.

Ctrl + D : Opens font change dialog.

Ctrl + I : Italicized.

+ Ctrl + U : Underline.

– Align text

+ Ctrl + E : Align the selected text at the center.

Ctrl + J: Alignment to text.

Ctrl + L: Left aligns the text.

Ctrl + R: Right aligns the text.

Ctrl + M : Headline text.

+ Ctrl + M : Delete the formatting

+ Ctrl + T : Two lines of text backed up.

+ Ctrl + Shift + T : Delete format Ctrl + T.

+ Ctrl + Q : Delete the paragraph formatting text

Copy and format text

– Ctrl + Shift + C : Copy the text that is in the format to be copied.

– Ctrl + Shift + V : Paste the copied format into the selected data area.

Keyboard shortcuts in Word help at the exponent

– Ctrl + Shift + = : Generate exponent, eg  H 2

– Ctrl + = : Generate exponent (often used for chemical symbols), eg  H 2 O

Work with the table

– Tab: Move and select the contents of the next table or create a new row if it is in the last cell in the table.

– Shift + Tab: Move the cursor to the contents of the adjacent cell.

– Shift + arrow keys: Select the contents of the adjacent cell at the current position.

– Ctrl + Shift + F8 + Arrow keys : Expand the selection by tab.

– Shift + F8: Reduce the size of the selection by cells.

– Ctrl + 5 (when Num Lock is off): Select the contents of the entire table cell.

– Alt + Home: About the first cell of the table

– Alt + End: About the last cell of the current line.

– Alt + Page up Return to the first column of the column.

– Alt + Page down: Return to the last column of the column.

– Up arrow: Move the cursor over one line

– Down arrow: Move the mouse pointer down one line.

Here is a summary of the shortcuts in Word 2007, 2010, 2016 for you to do work easier. You can edit text quickly when you memorize all of these shortcuts. Try to use shortcuts in Word every day, because you will easily forget the function of shortcuts. Good luck.