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Keyboard Shortcuts Generally asked in CCC Exam


Microsoft Word shortcut keys

Common Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word are given below.

ShortcutDescription
Ctrl + 0Toggles 6pts of spacing before paragraph.
Ctrl + ASelect all contents
Ctrl + BBold selection.
Ctrl + CCopy selected text.
Ctrl + DOpen the font preferences
Ctrl + EAligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.
Ctrl + FOpen find box.
Ctrl + IItalic selection.
Ctrl + JAligns the selected text to justify the screen.
Ctrl + KInsert link.
Ctrl + LAligns the selected text to the left of the screen.
Ctrl + MIndent the paragraph.
Ctrl + PPrint
Ctrl + RAligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.
Ctrl + SSave the document.
Ctrl + TCreate a hanging indent.
Ctrl + UUnderline the selected text.
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + XCut selected text.
Ctrl + YRedo
Ctrl + ZUndo
Ctrl + Shift + LQuickly create a bullet point.
Ctrl + Shift + FChange the font.
Ctrl + Shift + >Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increase font +2pts.
Ctrl + ]Increase selected font +1pts.
Ctrl + Shift + <Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or lower; if above 12, decreases font by +2pt.
Ctrl + [Decrease selected font -1pts.
Ctrl + / + cInsert a cent sign (¢).
Ctrl + Shift + *View or hide non printing characters.
Ctrl + <left arrow>Moves one word to the left.
Ctrl + <right arrow>Moves one word to the right.
Ctrl + <up arrow>Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
Ctrl + <down arrow>Moves to the end of the paragraph.
Ctrl + DelDeletes word to right of cursor.
Ctrl + BackspaceDeletes word to left of cursor.
Ctrl + EndMoves the cursor to the end of the document.
Ctrl + HomeMoves the cursor to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + SpacebarReset highlighted text to the default font.
Ctrl + 1Single Line Spacing
Ctrl + 2Double Line Spacing
Ctrl + 51.5-line spacing.
Ctrl + Alt + 1Changes text to heading 1.
Ctrl + Alt + 2Changes text to heading 2.
Ctrl + Alt + 3Changes text to heading 3.
Alt + Ctrl + F2Open new document.
Ctrl + F1Open the Task Pane.
Ctrl + F2Display the print preview.
Ctrl + Shift + >Increases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + <Decreases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + F6Switches to another open Microsoft Word document.
Ctrl + Shift + F12Prints the document.
F1Help
F4Repeat Last Action
F5Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
F7Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document.
F12Save As
Shift + F3Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word.
Shift + F7Runs a Thesaurus check
Shift + F12Save the open document. Just like Ctrl + S.
Shift + EnterCreate a soft break instead of a new paragraph
Shift + InsertPaste.
Shift + Alt + DInsert the current date.
Shift + Alt + TInsert the current time.