30 Most Used Keyboard Shortcuts for MS Word

This is the list of the 30 most used keyboard combinations/shortcuts and hotkeys for Microsoft Word. I hope you will find them useful :)

CTRL+B - Make letters bold.

CTRL+I – Make letters italic.

CTRL+U – Make letters underline.

CTRL+DEL – Delete the word to the right of the cursor.

CTRL+BACKSPACE - Delete the word to the left of the cursor.

CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR - Create a non breaking space.


CTRL+C - Copy the selected text or object.

CTRL+X – Cut the selected text or object.

CTRL+V - Paste text or an object.

CTRL+ALT+V – Paste special

CTRL+SHIFT+< – Decrease font size one value.

CTRL+SHIFT+> – Increase font size one value.

CTRL+[ - Decrease font size 1 point.

CTRL+] – Increase font size 1 point.

CTRL+HYPHEN – Create a nonbreaking hyphen.

CTRL+SPACEBAR – Remove paragraph or character formatting.

CTRL+SHIFT+V - Paste formatting only

CTRL+Z
– Undo the last action.

CTRL+Y - Redo the last action.

CTRL+SHIFT+G - Open the Word Count dialog box.

CTRL+L – Align selection or paragraph to the left of the screen

CTRL+E - Align selection or paragraph to the centre of the screen

CTRL+M – Indent paragraph or selection

CTRL +1 – Single-space all the lines in selection

CTRL +2 - Double-space all the lines in selection

CTRL +5 – 1.5 - space all the lines in selection

F7 - Run a spelling and grammar check

SHIFT+F7 – Use the Thesaurus

CTRL+SPACE – Toggle AutoCorrect

CTRL+SHIFT+8 – Toggle hidden characters that mark spaces, carriage returns, etc.

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