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Underline Spaces in MS Word

In MS Word, what’s the difference between Ctrl + U and Ctrl + Shift + W?

Give up?

The answer is one little word: spaces.

Let me explain.

I’m sure you all know that Ctrl + U will underline text, spaces and all like this:


In contrast, the Ctrl + Shift + W will underline only the text, like this:


See how the spaces are not underlined?

There you have it, in a word, the difference is the spaces!

~ April