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Most Used 30 keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word

Here is a selection of 30 keyboard shortcuts that work with Word 2013, 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003 and Word 2002. In particular, it saves time when creating and saving a document or formatting them.

After the keyboard shortcuts for inserting accented capital letters , we suggest that you perfect your mastery of Microsoft Office Word word processing. And for those who want to supplement and deepen, Microsoft offers a comprehensive list of keyboard shortcuts.


Create and save a document

  • Create a new document: CTRL + N
  • Open a document: CTRL + O
  • Save a document: CTRL + S
  • Fermer un document : CTRL + W

Current actions

  • Copy selected text: CTRL + C
  • Cut selected text: CTRL + X
  • Collect text: CTRL + V
  • Undo last action: CTRL + Z
  • Redo last action: CTRL + Y
  • Stop an action: Esc
  • Find and replace text: CTRL + H
  • Print preview: ALT + CTRL + I
  • Impression d’un document : CTRL + P
  • Insert a hypertext link on a selected word or text: CTRL + K


  • Bold: select text then CTRL + G
  • Make italic: select text then CTRL + I
  • Underline: select text then CTRL + U
  • Underline words but not spaces: CTRL + SHIFT + W
  • Decrease the font size: select the text then CTRL + SHIFT +
  • Increase font size: text selection then CTRL + SHIFT + >
  • Insert a footnote: ALT + SHIFT + F
  • Insert endnote: ALT+SHIFT+D
  • Copy text formatting: CTRL+SHIFT+C
  • Apply copied formatting to selected text: CTRL+SHIFT+V
  • Remove formatting: select text then CTRL + spacebar
  • Insert line break: SHIFT + ENTER
  • Insert page break: CTRL + ENTER

Special characters

  • Insert copyright symbol ©: ALT + CTRL + C
  • Insert trademark symbol ®: ALT + CTRL + R
  • Insert trademark symbol ™: ALT + CTRL + T

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