List of the keyboard shortcuts for Word 2000

For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 157935 .

Summary

The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts available in Word. This list is a compilation of the individual keyboard shortcut lists available in Word 2000 Help.

NOTE: Shortcut keys mentioned in the Help topics, menus, and dialog boxes refer to the U.S. keyboard layout. Keys on other layouts may not correspond exactly to the keys on a U.S. keyboard. If you are using a different language keyboard layout from the version of Word you are using, you may have to make adjustments when using shortcut keys.

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Function Key Shortcuts


CTRL+ ALT+ CTRL+
SHIFT+ CTRL+ SHIFT+ ALT+ SHIFT+ ALT+
KEY Key Only Key Key Key Key Key Key
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F1 Get Help Context Go to Go to Display
or the Sensitive next previous MS
Office Help or field field System
Assistant Reveal Inform-
Formatting ation
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F2 Move Copy text Print Save Open
text or Preview command command
graphics command (File (File
(File menu) menu)
menu)
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F3 Insert an Change Cut to Insert Create
AutoText the the the an
entry case of Spike contents Auto
letters of the Text
Spike entry
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F4 Repeat Repeat a Close Quit Quit
the Find or the Word Word
last Go To Window
action action
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F5 Go To Move to a Restore Edit a Restore
command previous the bookmark the
(Edit revision document program
menu) window window
size size
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F6 Go to Go to the Go to Go to
next previous the the
pane or pane or next previous
frame frame window window
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F7 Spelling Thesaurus Move Update Find the
command command command linked next mis-
(Tools (Tools (Control inform- spelling
menu) menu) menu) ation in (Automatic
a Word spelling
source check
document turned on)
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F8 Extend a Shrink a Size Extend a Run a
selection selection command selection macro
(document (or
control block)
menu)
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F9 Update Switch Insert Unlink a Switch Run
selected between an field between GOTOBUTTON
fields a field empty all or
code and field field MACROBUTTON
its result codes from the
and field that
their displays
results the field
results
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F10 Activate Display a Maximize Activate Maximize
the menu shortcut the the the
bar menu document ruler program
window window
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F11 Go to Go to Lock a Unlock a Display Display
the next the field field Visual Visual
field previous Basic Studio
field code code
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F12 Save As Save Open Print
command command command command
(File (File (File (File
menu) menu) menu) menu)
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Keys for Working with Documents


Create a new document CTRL+N
Open a document CTRL+O
Close a document CTRL+W
Split a document ALT+CTRL+S
Save a document CTRL+S
Quit Word ALT+F4

Find text, formatting, and special items CTRL+F
Repeat find ALT+CTRL+Y
Replace text, specific formatting,
and special items CTRL+H
Go to a page, bookmark, footnote, table,
comment, graphic, or other location CTRL+G
Go back to a page, bookmark, footnote, table,
comment, graphic, or other location ALT+CTRL+Z
Browse a document ALT+CTRL+HOME

Cancel an action ESC
Undo an action CTRL+Z
Redo or repeat an action CTRL+Y

Switch to page layout view ALT+CTRL+P
Switch to outline view ALT+CTRL+O
Switch to normal view ALT+CTRL+N
Move between a master document
and its subdocuments CTRL+\

Keys for Formatting Characters and Paragraphs

Format Characters:

Change the font CTRL+SHIFT+F
Change the font size CTRL+SHIFT+P
Increase the font size CTRL+SHIFT+>
Decrease the font size CTRL+SHIFT+<
Increase the font size by 1 point CTRL+]
Decrease the font size by 1 point CTRL+[

Change the formatting of characters
(Font command, Format menu) CTRL+D
Change the case of letters SHIFT+F3
Format letters as all capitals CTRL+SHIFT+A
Apply bold formatting CTRL+B
Apply an underline CTRL+U
Underline words but not spaces CTRL+SHIFT+W
Double-underline text CTRL+SHIFT+D
Apply hidden text formatting CTRL+SHIFT+H
Apply italic formatting CTRL+I
Format letters as small capitals CTRL+SHIFT+K
Apply subscript formatting
(automatic spacing) CTRL+EQUAL SIGN
Apply superscript formatting
(automatic spacing) CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
Remove manual character formatting CTRL+SPACEBAR
Change the selection to Symbol font CTRL+SHIFT+Q

Display non-printing characters CTRL+SHIFT+* (asterisk)
Review text formatting SHIFT+F1 (then click the
text whose formatting you
want to review)
Copy formats CTRL+SHIFT+C
Paste formats CTRL+SHIFT+V
Format Paragraphs:

Single-space lines CTRL+1
Double-space lines CTRL+2
Set 1.5-line spacing CTRL+5
Add one-line spacing preceding a paragraph CTRL+0 (zero)
Remove one-line spacing preceding a paragraph CTRL+0 (zero)

Center a paragraph CTRL+E
Justify a paragraph CTRL+J
Left-align a paragraph CTRL+L
Right-align a paragraph CTRL+R
Indent a paragraph from the left CTRL+M
Remove a paragraph indent from the left CTRL+SHIFT+M
Create a hanging indent CTRL+T
Reduce a hanging indent CTRL+SHIFT+T
Remove paragraph formatting CTRL+Q

Apply a style CTRL+SHIFT+S
Start AutoFormat ALT+CTRL+K
Apply the Normal style CTRL+SHIFT+N
Apply the Heading 1 style ALT+CTRL+1
Apply the Heading 2 style ALT+CTRL+2
Apply the Heading 3 style ALT+CTRL+3
Apply the List style CTRL+SHIFT+L

Keys for Editing and Moving Text and Graphics

Delete Text and Graphics:


Delete one character to the left BACKSPACE
Delete one word to the left CTRL+BACKSPACE
Delete one character to the right DELETE
Delete one word to the right CTRL+DELETE
Cut selected text to the Clipboard CTRL+X
Undo the last action CTRL+Z
Cut to the Spike CTRL+F3
Copy and Move Text and Graphics:

Copy text or graphics CTRL+C
Display the Clipboard CTRL+C, CTRL+C
Move text or graphics F2 (then move the
insertion point and
press ENTER)
Create AutoText ALT+F3
Paste the Clipboard contents CTRL+V
Paste the Spike contents CTRL+SHIFT+F3
Copy the header or footer used in the
previous section of the document ALT+SHIFT+R
Insert Special Characters:

A field CTRL+F9
An AutoText entry ENTER (after typing the
first few characters of
the AutoText entry name
and when the ScreenTip
appears)
A line break SHIFT+ENTER
A page break CTRL+ENTER
A column break CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER
An optional hyphen CTRL+HYPHEN
A non-breaking hyphen CTRL+SHIFT+HYPHEN
A non-breaking space CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR
The copyright symbol ALT+CTRL+C
The registered trademark symbol ALT+CTRL+R
The trademark symbol ALT+CTRL+T
An ellipsis ALT+CTRL+PERIOD
The euro symbol ALT+CTRL+E
Select Text and Graphics:

NOTE: Select text by holding down SHIFT and pressing the key that moves the insertion point.

One character to the right SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
One character to the left SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
To the end of a word CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
To the beginning of a word CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
To the end of a line SHIFT+END
To the beginning of a line SHIFT+HOME
One line down SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
One line up SHIFT+UP ARROW
To the end of a paragraph CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
To the beginning of a paragraph CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW
One screen down SHIFT+PAGE DOWN
One screen up SHIFT+PAGE UP
To the end of a window ALT+CTRL+PAGE DOWN
To the beginning of a document CTRL+SHIFT+HOME
To include the entire document CTRL+A
To a vertical block of text CTRL+SHIFT+F8, and then
use the arrow keys; press
ESC to cancel selection
mode
To a specific location in a document F8+arrow keys; press ESC
to cancel selection mode
TIP: If you know the key combination to move the insertion point, you can select the text by using the same key combination while holding down SHIFT. For example, CTRL+RIGHT ARROW moves the insertion point to the next word, and CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW selects the text from the insertion point to the beginning of the next word.

Select Text and Graphics in a Table:

Select the next cell's contents TAB
Select the preceding cell's contents SHIFT+TAB
Extend a selection to adjacent cells Hold down SHIFT and press
an arrow key repeatedly
Select a column Click in the column's top
or bottom cell. Hold down
SHIFT and press the UP
ARROW or DOWN ARROW key
repeatedly
Extend a selection (or block) CTRL+SHIFT+F8, and then
use the arrow keys; press
ESC to cancel selection
mode
Reduce the selection size SHIFT+F8
Select an entire table ALT+5 on the numeric
keypad (with NUM LOCK
off)
Extend a Selection:

Turn extend mode on F8
Select the nearest character F8, and then press LEFT
ARROW or RIGHT ARROW
Increase the size of a selection F8 (press once to select
a word, twice to select a
sentence, and so forth)
Reduce the size of a selection SHIFT+F8
Turn extend mode off ESC
Move the Insertion Point:

One character to the left LEFT ARROW
One character to the right RIGHT ARROW
One word to the left CTRL+LEFT ARROW
One word to the right CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
One paragraph up CTRL+UP ARROW
One paragraph down CTRL+DOWN ARROW
One cell to the left (in a table) SHIFT+TAB
One cell to the right (in a table) TAB
Up one line UP ARROW
Down one line DOWN ARROW
To the end of a line END
To the beginning of a line HOME
To the top of the window ALT+CTRL+PAGE UP
To the end of the window ALT+CTRL+PAGE DOWN
Up one screen (scrolling) PAGE UP
Down one screen (scrolling) PAGE DOWN
To the top of the next page CTRL+PAGE DOWN
To the top of the previous page CTRL+PAGE UP
To the end of a document CTRL+END
To the beginning of a document CTRL+HOME
To a previous revision SHIFT+F5
To the location of the insertion point when
the document was last closed SHIFT+F5
Move Around in a Table:

Next cell in a row TAB
Previous cell in a row SHIFT+TAB
First cell in a row ALT+HOME
Last cell in a row ALT+END
First cell in a column ALT+PAGE UP
Last cell in a column ALT+PAGE DOWN
Previous row UP ARROW
Next row DOWN ARROW
Insert Paragraphs and Tab Characters in a Table:


New paragraphs in a cell ENTER
Tab characters in a cell CTRL+TAB

Keys for Reviewing Documents


Insert a comment ALT+CTRL+M
Turn revision marks on or off CTRL+SHIFT+E
Go to the beginning of a comment CTRL+HOME
Go to the end of a comment CTRL+END

Keys for Performing a Mail Merge


Preview a mail merge ALT+SHIFT+K
Merge a document ALT+SHIFT+N
Print the merged document ALT+SHIFT+M
Edit a mail-merge data document ALT+SHIFT+E
Insert a merge field ALT+SHIFT+F

Keys for Printing and Previewing Documents


Print a document CTRL+P
Switch to Print Preview ALT+CTRL+I
Move around the preview page when zoomed in Arrow keys
Move by one preview page when zoomed out PAGE UP or PAGE DOWN
Move to the first preview page when zoomed out CTRL+HOME
Move to the last preview page when zoomed out CTRL+END

Keys for Working with Fields


A DATE field ALT+SHIFT+D
A LISTNUM field ALT+CTRL+L
A PAGE field ALT+SHIFT+P
A TIME field ALT+SHIFT+T
An empty field CTRL+F9


Update linked information in a Word
source document CTRL+SHIFT+F7
Update selected fields F9
Unlink a field CTRL+SHIFT+F9

Keys for Working with a Document Outline


Promote a paragraph ALT+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Demote a paragraph ALT+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Demote to body text CTRL+SHIFT+N
Move selected paragraphs up ALT+SHIFT+UP ARROW
Move selected paragraphs down ALT+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
Expand text under a heading ALT+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
Collapse text under a heading ALT+SHIFT+MINUS SIGN
Expand or collapse all text or headings ALT+SHIFT+A or the
asterisk (*) key on the
numeric keypad
Hide or display character formatting The slash (/) key on the
numeric keypad
Show the first line of body text
or all body text ALT+SHIFT+L
Show all headings with the Heading 1 style ALT+SHIFT+1
Show all headings up to Heading n ALT+SHIFT+n

Keys for Menus


Show the shortcut menu SHIFT+F10
Make the menu bar active F10
Show the program icon menu
(on the program title bar) ALT+SPACEBAR
Select the next or previous command
on the menu or submenu DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW
(with the menu or submenu
displayed)
Select the menu to the left or right; or,
with a submenu visible, switch between
the main menu and the submenu LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW
Select the first or last command on the menu
or submenu HOME or END
Close the visible menu
and submenu at the same time ALT
Close the visible menu; or, with a
submenu visible, close the submenu only ESC
TIP: You can select any menu command on the menu bar or on a visible toolbar with the keyboard. Press ALT to select the menu bar. (To then select a toolbar, press CTRL+TAB; repeat until the toolbar you want is selected.) Press the letter that is underlined in the menu name that contains the command you want. In the menu that appears, press the letter underlined in the command name that you want.

NOTE: The following shortcuts are not in Help.


Remove items from menu (MRU, commands, etc.) CTRL+ALT+Hyphen (-)
Pointer turns to minus sign when keys are
pressed, then open menu and click item to
be removed.
Shortcut method for customizing keyboard
settings (Macintosh) CTRL+ALT+NUM PLUS
Plus (+) key on the
numeric keypad.

Keys for Toolbars


Make the menu bar active F10
Select the next or previous toolbar CTRL+TAB or
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB
Select the next or previous button
or menu on the toolbar TAB or SHIFT+TAB (when a
toolbar is active)
Open the menu ENTER (when a menu on a
toolbar is selected)
Perform the action assigned to a button ENTER (when a button is
selected)
Enter text in a text box ENTER (when the text box
is selected)

Keys for Windows and Dialog Boxes


Switch to the next program ALT+TAB
Switch to the previous program ALT+SHIFT+TAB
Show the Windows Start menu CTRL+ESC
Close the active document window CTRL+W
Restore the active document window CTRL+F5
Switch to the next document window CTRL+F6
Switch to the previous document window CTRL+SHIFT+F6
Carry out the Move command
(document icon menu, menu bar) CTRL+F7
Carry out the Size command
(document icon menu, menu bar) CTRL+F8
Maximize the document window CTRL+F10
Select a folder in the Open
or Save As dialog box (File menu) ALT+0 to select the
folder list; arrow keys
to select a folder
Choose a toolbar button in the Open
or Save As dialog box (File menu) ALT+number (1 is the
left most button, 2 is
the next, and so on)
Update the files visible in the Open
or Save As dialog box (File menu) F5

Switch to the next tab in a dialog box CTRL+TAB or CTRL+PAGE
DOWN
Switch to the previous tab in a dialog box CTRL+SHIFT+TAB or
CTRL+PAGE UP
Move to the next option or option group TAB
Move to the previous option or option group SHIFT+TAB
Move between options in the selected drop-down
list box or between some options
in a group of options Arrow keys
Perform the action assigned to the selected
button; select or clear the check box SPACEBAR
Move to the option by the first letter in the
option name in a drop-down list box Letter key for the first
letter in the option name
you want (when a drop-
down list box is
selected)
Select the option or select or clear the
check box by the letter underlined
in the option name ALT+letter key
Open a drop-down list box ALT+DOWN ARROW (when a
drop-down list box is
selected)
Close a drop-down list box ESC (when a drop-down
list box is selected)
Perform the action assigned to the default
button in the dialog box ENTER
Cancel the command and close the dialog box ESC

Move to the beginning of the entry HOME
Move to the end of the entry END
Move one character to the left or right LEFT ARROW or
RIGHT ARROW
Move one word to the left or right CTRL+LEFT ARROW or
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
Select from the insertion point to the
beginning of the entry SHIFT+HOME
Select from the insertion point to the end
of the entry SHIFT+END
Select or deselect one character to the left SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Select or deselect one character to the right SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Select or deselect one word to the left CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Select or deselect one word to the right CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Keys for Working with Web Pages


Insert a hyperlink CTRL+K
Go back one page ALT+LEFT ARROW
Go forward one page ALT+RIGHT ARROW
Refresh F9

Keys for Working with Cross-References, Footnotes, and Endnotes


Mark a table of contents entry ALT+SHIFT+O
Mark a table of authorities entry ALT+SHIFT+I
Mark an index entry ALT+SHIFT+X
Insert a footnote ALT+CTRL+F
Insert an endnote ALT+CTRL+D

Keys for Using the Office Assistant


Make the Office Assistant balloon active ALT+F6
Select a Help topic from the topics the
Office Assistant displays ALT+number (1 is the
first topic, 2 is the
second, and so on)

See more Help topics ALT+DOWN ARROW
See previous Help topics ALT+UP ARROW
Close an Office Assistant message ESC
Get Help from the Office Assistant F1
Display the next tip ALT+N
Display the previous tip ALT+B
Close tips ESC
Show or hide the Office Assistant in a wizard TAB to select the Office
Assistant button;
SPACEBAR to show the
Assistant or turn off
Help with the wizard


For more information about keyboard shortcuts, click Microsoft Word Help on the
Help menu, type keyboard shortcuts in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
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