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Microsoft word all short cut keys and their functions

Microsoft word is one of the most popular document editors present today. This is widely used in all the industries associates be it Banking, IT, software, management, Manufacturing and all.  This is popular as word editing program because it provides a lot of flexibility to the users and they can easily edit, copy, paste, modify, color, and design the page and words as per their wish. They can insert picture, audio, video in the content and clip art as and when they like. They can also insert symbols and tables as per their wish and requirement. This is one of the most flexible document editors today. Candidates must be aware of some of the most useful short cuts of the MS word which are commonly used. This is also asked in major examinations including Railways banking and others.

Useful MS word short Cuts Mac:

Ctrl + 0 Adds or removes 6 pts of spacing before a paragraph
Ctrl + A Select all contents of the page
Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection
Ctrl + C Copy selected text
Ctrl + D Open the font preferences window
Ctrl + E Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen
Ctrl + F Open find box
Ctrl + I Italic highlighted selection
Ctrl + J Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen
Ctrl + K Insert ink
Ctrl + L Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen
Ctrl + M Indent the paragraph
Ctrl + P Open the print window
Ctrl + R Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen
Ctrl + T Create a hanging indent
Ctrl + U Underline the highlighted selection
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + X Cut selected text
Ctrl + Y Redo the last action performed
Ctrl + Z Undo Last Action
Ctrl + Shift + L Quickly create a bullet point
Ctrl +Shift + F Change the font
Ctrl + Shift + > Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increases font +2pts
Ctrl + ] Increases selected fonts +1pts
Ctrl +Shift + < Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or lower, if above 12 decreases font by +2pt
Ctrl + [ Decrease selected font -1pts
Ctrl + / + C Insert a cent sign
Ctrl +Shift + * View or hide non printing characters
Ctrl + <left arrow> Moves one word to left
Ctrl + <right arrow> Moves one word to right
Ctrl + <up arrow> Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph
Ctrl + <down arrow> Moves to the end of the paragraph
Ctrl + Del Deletes word to the right of cursor
Ctrl + Backspace Deletes word to the left of cursor
Ctrl + End Moves the cursor to the end of the documents
Ctrl + Home Moves the cursor  to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + Spacebar Reset highlighted text to the default font
Ctrl + 1 Single-space lines
Ctrl + 2 Double-space lines
Ctrl + 5 1.5-line spacing
Ctrl + Alt + 1 Changes text to heading 1
Ctrl + Alt + 2 Changes text to heading 2
Ctrl + Alt + 3 Changes text to heading 3
Alt + Ctrl + F2 Open new document
Ctrl + F1 Open the task pane
Ctrl + F2 Display the print preview
Ctrl + Shift + > Increases the highlighted text size by one
Ctrl + Shift + < Decreases the highlighted text size by one
Ctrl + Shift + F6 Opens to another open Microsoft Word Document
Ctrl + Shift + F12 Prints the document
F1 Open help
F4 Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
F5 Open the find, replace, and go to the window in Microsoft Word
F7 Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document
F12 Save as
Shift + F3 Change the text  in Microsoft word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of the every word
Shift + F7 Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted
Shift + F12 Save
Shift + Enter Create a soft break instead of new paragraph
Shift + Insert Paste
Shift + Alt + D Insert the current date
Shift + Alt + T Insert the current time
Click ,hold and drag Selects text from where you click and hold to the point  you drag and let go
Double-click If double-click a word, selects the complete word
Triple click Selects the line or paragraph of the text the mouse triple-clicked

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