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Get A New One Now

Get A New One Now

So, you know about Ctrl + N in MS Word—it gives you a new blank document based on the Normal template.

And Ctrl + N in Excel gives you a new blank workbook.

Plus—surprise, surprise—Ctrl + N in PowerPoint or Access will open the dialogue box for new presentation or database (respectively).

The next thought that comes to mind (at least my mind) is what does Ctrl +N give you in MS Outlook?

After all, just in case you haven’t noticed yet, there’s a ton of stuff included in MS Outlook.

It’s got the usual email but also has task lists, sticky notes, a calendar, a journal, contact, etc.

So, the question must be asked – what exactly will Ctrl + N do in a program that has so much?

The answer is really quite simple.

Ctrl + N will give you a new item for whatever part of the program that’s currently active.

For example, if you’re in email and hit Ctrl + N you’ll get a new email.

In the Notes section you’ll get a brand new note ready for your input, in the calendar you’ll get a new appointment.

I’m sure you get the idea.

Ctrl + N—the multi-purpose keyboard command!