Shortcut Keys of MS Word 2007/2010/2013/2016

We are mostly concerned about the productivity and productivity comes from time-saving as well; So in this article, I’m listing Shortcut Keys of MS Word which will work on 2007/2010/2013/2016 version of Microsoft Word;

I know most of you use Microsoft Word for day to day work. So by assuming that providing these shortcut keys for you to save your time while using Microsoft Word; Which will definitely help you improve your productivity;

Shortcut Keys of MS Word 2007/2010/2013/2016

  • Ctrl + A                                                           Select all contents of the page
  • Ctrl + B                                                           Bold highlighted 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 + T                                                           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 + f                                                            Move one word to the left
  • Ctrl + 1                                                            Single-space lines
  • Ctrl + 2                                                            Double-space lines
  • Ctrl + 5                                                            1.5-line spacing
  • 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 + Alt + 1                                                  Change text to heading 1
  • Ctrl + Alt + 2                                                  Change text to heading 2
  • Ctrl + Alt + 3                                                  Change text to heading 3
  • Ctrl + g                                                            Move one word to the right
  • Ctrl + h                                                            Move to beginning of the line or paragraph
  • Ctrl + i                                                             Move to the end of the paragraph
  • Ctrl + Del                                                        Delete word to right of cursor
  • Ctrl + Backspace                                             Delete word to left of cursor
  • 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
  • Ctrl + 0                                                            Ads or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Shift + L                                               quickly create a bullet point.
  • Ctrl + Spacebar                                               Reset highlighted text to the default font.
  • Alt + Ctrl + F2                                                Open new document.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F6                                             Opens to another open Microsoft Word document.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F12                                           Prints the document.
  • F5                                      Open the find, replace, and go to the window in Microsoft Word.
  • Shift + F3                                         Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word.
  • Shift + F7                                         Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted.


I hope these will surely help you in improvising your productivity and saving your time while working with Microsoft Word; If you face any issue or If I forgot listing any shortcut key here in the list then please comment down on the comment section; That it for Shortcut Keys of MS Word;

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J. Satya

Started blogging in 2010 but working professionally from 2012. Apart from that working as a Digital Marketer, SEO & Conversion Specialist. Helping individuals as well as business to grow.

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