Microsoft Windows Shortcuts

Alt + Shift + Backspace

System menu

Alt + Down

Drop a combo box (the combo box should have focus first)

F4

Drop a combo box (the combo box should have focus first)

Esc

Dismisses any dialog that has the Cancel button.

Dismisses an open menu

Dismisses an open combo box

Ctrl + Esc

Open the Start menu

Tab

In a word processing application, moves one tab ahead

In a spreadsheet application, moves from cell to cell

In a dialog, moves from an item (that can be changed) to the next item in order (the order is set by the programmer)))

Alt + Tab

Switches to another one of the opened applications. If you hold Alt, a list of the open applications display and you can choose one

Shift + Esc

Switches to another one of the opened applications

Shift + F10

Behaves like Right-Click

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Delete

Delete

Microsoft Word 97 Shortcuts

English Keys

Action

Ctrl + N

Start a new, empty document

Ctrl + O

Open a document

Ctrl + F12

Open

Ctrl + S

Saves the current document. Will call the Save As dialog if the document has not yet been saved

F12

Calls the Save As dialog and allows saving the current document under a different name or in a different location

Ctrl + P

Calls the Print dialog.

Ctrl + F2

Print Preview

Alt + F4

Closes Microsoft Word 97

Ctrl + W

In MS Word 97, it closes the current document

In MS Word 2000, it closes the whole application

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + Shift + C

Format Painter

Delete

Deletes the characters or clears the selection

Ctrl + Backspace

Delete the current word

Ctrl + F

Find

Shift + F4

Find

Ctrl + H

Replace

Ctrl + G

Go To

F5

Go To

Ctrl + B

Bold

Ctrl + I

Italic

Ctrl + U

Underline

Ctrl + L

Left alignment of paragraph

Ctrl + E

Center alignment of paragraph

Ctrl + R

Right alignment of paragraph

Ctrl + J

Justified alignment

Shift + F3

Changes case (convert the word from lowercase to uppercase and vice versa).

Ctrl + T

Moves Tab to the right

Ctrl + Shift + T

Moves Tab to the left

Ctrl + Q

Moves Tab to the far left regardless of its current position

Ctrl + D

Calls the Font dialog

F7

Spelling and Grammar

Shift + F7

Thesaurus

Ctrl + K

Hyperlink

Ctrl + Shift + 8

Show/Hide

F1

Help

Shift + F1

Context Sensitive Help

Allows to view the formatting applied to the document

Ctrl + Shift + F5

Bookmark

Microsoft Word 97 Child Window

 

 

Ctrl + F4

Closes the current document (not Microsoft Word 97)

Ctrl + F5

Restores the current document

Ctrl + F10

Maximizes the current document

Microsoft Word 97 Extra Shortcuts

Alt + F + X

 Closes Microsoft Word 97

F4

Repeats last action

Home

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the current line

End

Moves the cursor to the end of the current line.

Ctrl + Right

Moves the cursor to the beginning of next word

Ctrl + Left

Moves the cursor to the beginning of previous word

Shift + Right

Selects one letter right at a time

Shift + Left

Selects one letter left at a time

Shift + Down

Selects one line at a time (pay attention to where the cursor is)

Ctrl + Shift + Down

Selects from the cursor to the end of the current paragraph