100+ MS Word And Window 10 Shortcut Keys and Functions 

100+ MS Word And Window 10 Shortcut Keys and Functions 

List of all the major shortcut keys in Microsoft Word.

Shortcut Keys and their Functions:

Ctrl + A: Select all contents of the page.

Ctrl + B: Bold highlighted selection.

Ctrl + C: Copy selected text.

Ctrl + X: Cut selected text.

Ctrl + P: Open the print window.

Ctrl + F: Open find box.

Ctrl + I: Italic highlighted selection.

Ctrl + K: Insert link (Shortcut Keys and their Functions).

Ctrl + U: Underline highlighted selection.

Ctrl + V: Paste.

Ctrl + Y: Redo the last action performed.

Ctrl + Z: Undo last action.

Ctrl + L: Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.

Ctrl + E: Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.

Ctrl + R: Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.

Ctrl + M: Indent the paragraph.

Ctrl + Shift + F: Change the font.

Ctrl + Shift + >: Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increases 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 + Shift + *: View or hide non printing characters.

Ctrl + L: Moves one word to the left.

Ctrl + R: Moves one word to the right.

Ctrl + : Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.

Ctrl + : Moves to the end of the paragraph.

Ctrl + Del: Deletes word to right of cursor.

Ctrl + Backspace: Deletes word to left of cursor.

Ctrl + End: Moves the cursor to the end of the

Ctrl + Home: Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document.

Ctrl + Spacebar: Reset highlighted text to the default font.

Ctrl + 1: Single-space lines.

Ctrl + 2: Double-space lines.

Ctrl + 5: 1.5-line spacing.

Ctrl + Alt + 1: Changes text to heading 1.

Ctrl + Alt + 2: Changes text to heading 2.

Ctrl + Alt + 3: Changes text to heading 3.

Alt + Shift + D: Insert the current date.

Alt + Shift + T: Insert the current time.

In addition to above shortcut keys we can also use their mouse as a method of quickly do things commonly performed.

Some examples of mouse shortcuts.

Mouse shortcuts and their Descriptions

Click, hold, and drag: Selects text from where you click and hold to the point you drag and let go.

Double-click: If double-click a word, selects the complete word.

Double-click: Double-clicking on the left, center, or right of a blank line will make the alignment of the text left, center, or right aligned.

Double-click: Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.

Triple-click: Selects the line or paragraph of the text the mouse triple-clicked.

Ctrl + Mouse wheel: Zooms in and out

of document

  • Ctrl+W→ Close the active window / document.
  • Ctrl+Z→ Undo an action.
  • Ctrl+Y→ Redo the last action or repeat an action.
  • Ctrl+S→ Save a document.
  • Ctrl+P→ Print a document.
  • Ctrl+K→ Insert a hyperlink.
  • Alt+Left→ Arrow Go back one page.
  • Alt+Right→ Arrow Go forward one page.
  • Ctrl+C→ Copy selected text or graphics to the Office Clipboard.
  • Ctrl+V→ Paste the most recent addition to the Office Clipboard.
  • Ctrl+Shift+A→ Format all letters as capitals.
  • Ctrl+B→ Applies or removes bold formatting.
  • Ctrl+I→ Applies or removes italic formatting.
  • Ctrl+=→ Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing).
  • Alt, F, A→ Save As.
  • Alt, S, T, I→ Insert Table of Contents.
  • Alt, S, T, R→ Remove Table of Contents.
  • Alt, W, F→ Full Screen Reading – View > Document Views > Full Screen Reading.
  • Alt, W, R→ Ruler. View > Show/Hide > Ruler.
  • Alt, F, X→ Exit Word.

List of all the shortcut keys in Windows 10

including shortcuts for copy, paste, and more

The list of keyboard short-cuts for Windows 10

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts we need to know

Keyboard shortcut Action

Windows key → Open or close Start Menu.

Windows key + A → Open Action center.

Windows key + C → Open Cortana in listening mode.

Windows key + D → Display or hide the desktop.

Windows key + E → Open File Explorer.

Windows key + G → Open Game bar when a game is open.

Windows key + H → Open the Share charm.

Windows key + I → Open Settings.

Windows key + K → Open the Connect quick action.

Windows key + L → Lock your PC or switch accounts.

Windows key + M → Minimize all windows.

Windows key + R → Open Run dialog box.

Windows key + S → Open Search.

Windows key + U → Open Ease of Access Center.

Windows key + X → Open Quick Link menu.

Windows key + Number → Open the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.

Windows key + Left arrow key → Snap app windows left.

Windows key + Right arrow key → Snap app windows right.

Windows key + Up arrow key → Maximize app windows.

Windows key + Down arrow key → Minimize app windows.

Windows key + Comma → Temporarily peek at the desktop.

Windows key + Ctrl + D → Add a virtual desktop.

Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow → Switch between virtual desktops.

Windows key + Ctrl + F4 → Close current virtual desktop.

Windows key + Enter → Open Narrator.

Windows key + Home → Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke).
Windows key + PrtScn → Capture a screenshot and save in Screenshots folder.

Windows key + Shift + Up arrow → Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.

Windows key + Tab → Open Task view.

Windows key + “+” key → Zoom in using the magnifier.

Windows key + “-” key → Zoom out using the magnifier.

Ctrl + Shift + Esc → Open Task Manager.

Alt + Tab → Switch between open apps.

Alt + Left arrow key → Go back.

Alt + Right arrow key → Go forward.

Alt + Page Up → Move up one screen.

Alt + Page down → Move down one screen.

Ctrl + Alt +Tab → View open apps

Ctrl + C → Copy selected items to clipboard.

Ctrl + X → Cut selected items.

Ctrl + V → Paste content from clipboard.

Ctrl + A → Select all content.

Ctrl + Z → Undo an action.

Ctrl + Y → Redo an action.

Ctrl + D → Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.

Ctrl + Esc → Open the Start Menu.

Ctrl + Shift → Switch the keyboard layout.

Ctrl + Shift + Esc → Open Task Manager.

Ctrl + F4 → Close the active window.