Keyboard shortcuts can really come in handy if you do a lot of typing in Microsoft Word. There are so many of them, you’d never be able to memorize them all, but knowing what’s available and choosing the shortcuts for the tasks you use most can save you a lot of time, especially if you’re a touch typist like I am. In parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this series we’ve gone over the basics. In Part 5 we’ll look at shortcuts that can help you with character and paragraph formatting.
To copy the formatting from a piece of text and then apply it to another, try this.
These shortcuts can make it easier to make small changes to font size.
Need to do things like change upper and lower case, underline or make text bold?
These keystrokes will change your line spacing.
To change your paragraph alignment, try these:
I hope this overview of some of the shortcuts has helped. Now, if you’d like the complete and very long list of shortcuts for Word, you can head over Microsoft.com for even more.