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Word 97/2000 Shortcut Keys

[Keys for working with documents] [Keys for moving through a document] [Keys for editing text and graphics] [Keys for formatting characters and paragraphs] [Keys for selecting text and graphics] [Keys for working with tables] [Keys for reviewing documents] [Keys for performing a mail merge] [Keys for printing and previewing documents] [Keys for working with fields] [Keys for working with a document outline] [Keys for working with cross-references, footnotes, and endnotes] [Keys for working with Web pages]

Keys for formatting characters and paragraphs

Format characters

To

Press

Change the font of a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-F

Change the font size of a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-P

Increase the font size of a selection

CTRL-SHIFT->

Decrease the font size of a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-<

Increase the font size of a selection by 1 point

CTRL-]

Decrease the font size of a selection by 1 point

CTRL-[

 

To

Press

Change the formatting of characters in a selection (Font command, Format menu)

CTRL-D

Change the case of letters (cycles through uppercase, lowercase, and title case) in a selection or for the current word

SHIFT-F3

Change current word to capitals

CTRL-SHIFT-A (press again to restore original case)

Apply/Remove bold formatting in a selection

CTRL-B

Apply/Remove an underline in a selection

CTRL-U

Apply/Remove underline words but not spaces in a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-W

Apply/Remove double-underline text in a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-D

Apply/Remove italic formatting in a selection

CTRL-I

Apply/Remove hidden text formatting in a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-H

Change current word to small caps

CTRL-SHIFT-K (press again to restore original case)

Apply/Remove subscript formatting (automatic spacing) in a selection

CTRL-EQUAL SIGN

Apply/Remove superscript formatting (automatic spacing) in a selection

CTRL-SHIFT-PLUS SIGN

Remove manual character formatting in a selection

CTRL-SPACEBAR

Change the selection to Symbol font

CTRL-SHIFT-Q

 

To

Press

Display nonprinting characters

CTRL-SHIFT-* (asterisk)

Review text formatting

SHIFT-F1, then click the text whose formatting you want to review. ESC to quit.

Copy formats

CTRL-SHIFT-C

Paste formats

CTRL-SHIFT-V

Format paragraphs

When setting line spacing, to

Press

Single-space lines

CTRL-1

Double-space lines

CTRL-2

Set 1.5-line spacing

CTRL-5

Add or remove one line space preceding a paragraph

CTRL-0 (ZERO)

 

When setting paragraph alignments and indents, to

Press

Center a paragraph

CTRL-E

Justify a paragraph

CTRL-J

Left align a paragraph

CTRL-L

Right align a paragraph

CTRL-R

Indent a paragraph from the left

CTRL-M

Remove a paragraph indent from the left

CTRL-SHIFT-M

Create a hanging indent

CTRL-T

Reduce a hanging indent

CTRL-SHIFT-T

Remove paragraph formatting

CTRL-Q

 

When applying styles, to

Press

Apply a style

CTRL-SHIFT-S

Start AutoFormat

CTRL-ALT-K

Apply the Normal style

CTRL-SHIFT-N

Apply the Heading 1 style

CTRL-ALT-1

Apply the Heading 2 style

CTRL-ALT-2

Apply the Heading 3 style

CTRL-ALT-3

Apply the List style

CTRL-SHIFT-L

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