Microsoft Word 2008 (Mac): Keyboard Shortcuts


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Microsoft Word has keyboard shortcuts that makes typing a document easier and faster.

Most Common Shortcuts

To Do Do This
Open a new document Apple + N
Open a saved document Apple + O
Closes the active window Apple + W
Save the active document Apple + S
Print the active document Apple + P
Quit Apple + Q
Undo Apple + Z
Redo Apple + Y
Cut Apple + X
Copy Apple + C
Paste Apple + V
Select All Apple + A
Find Apple + F
Bold Apple + B
Italic Apple + I
Underline Apple + U


Less Common Shortcuts

To Do Do This
Increase selected text two points Apple + Shift + >
Decrease selected text two points Apple + Shift + <
Increase selected text one point Apple + ]
Decrease selected text one point Apple + [
Change case of the letters Shift + F3
Underline words but not spaces Apple + Shift + W
Double underline text Apple + Shift + D
Center a paragraph Apple + E
Justify a paragraph Apple + J
Left align a paragraph Apple + L
Right align a paragraph Apple + R
Indent a paragraph from the left Apple + M
Create a hanging indent Apple + T
Apply superscript formatting Apple + Shift + +
Apply subscript formatting  Apple + (+ +)
Copy formats Apple + Shift + C
Paste formats Apple + Shift + V
Single space lines Apple + 1
Set 1.5 line spacing Apple + 5
Double space lines Apple + 2
Delete one word to the left  Apple + Delete
Delete one word to the right Apple + Delete
Cut  F2
Paste F4
Insert a line break Shift + Return
Reduce a hanging indent Apple + Shift + T
Switch between Open Word Documents Command + `

 

If text is already selected & you want to extend the selection area

To Do Do This
Extend selection one character to the left  Shift + ->
Extend selection one character to the right Shift + <-
Extend selection to the end of the word Apple + Shift + ->
Extend selection to the beginning of a word Apple + Shift + <-

 

To move the cursor

To Do Do This
 One character to the right -->
One character to the left <--
One word to the right Apple + -->
One word to the left Apple + <--
To the end of a document Apple + End
To the beginning of a document Apple + Home


NOTE

Strikethrough                                               CMD + SHIFT + _
Insert a Page Break Fn + Shift + Return


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