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macOS – Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys

macOS – Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys

Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys for macOS

⌘+Z or Ctrl+Z – Undo the last action
⌘+X or Ctrl+X – Cut selected text or graphics
⌘+C or Ctrl+C – Copy selected text or graphics to the Clipboard
⌘+V or Ctrl+V – Paste the Clipboard contents
Option+ ⌘+G – Choose the Go To command (Edit menu)
Option+ ⌘+L – Open the Spelling and Grammar dialog box
F8 – Extend a selection
⌘+` (Grave accent) – Go to the next window
⌘+Shift+S – Choose the Save As command (File menu).
Shift+F2 – Copy selected text
Shift+F3 – Change letters to uppercase, lowercase, or mixed case
Ctrl+F for Find; Ctrl+H for Find and Replace – Find or Find and Replace
⌘+P or Ctrl+P – Print a document
Shift+F5 – Move to the previous insertion point
⌘+Shift+` (Grave accent) – Go to the previous window
Shift+F7 – Open the Thesaurus pane
Shift+F8 – Shrink a selection
Shift+F9 – Switch between a field code and its result
⌘+F3 – Cut the selection to the Spike
⌘+F4 – Close the window
Option+⌘+R – Expand or minimize the ribbon
⌘+Shift+F5 – Edit a bookmark
Option+F7 – Find the next misspelling or grammatical error. The Check spelling as you type check box must be selected (Word menu, Preferences command, Spelling and Grammar).
⌘+Shift+L – Look up selected text on the Internet
Move the cursor – Some Windows keyboard shortcuts conflict with the corresponding default Mac OS keyboard shortcuts. To use these shortcuts, you may have to change your Mac keyboard settings to change the Show Desktop shortcut for the key.
Arrow Left – Move one character to the left
Arrow Right – Move one character to the right
Option+Arrow Left – Move one word to the left
Option+Arrow Right – Move one word to the right
⌘+Arrow Up – Move one paragraph up
⌘+Arrow Down – Move one paragraph down
Shift+Tab – Move one cell to the left (in a table)
Tab – Move one cell to the right (in a table)
Arrow Up – Move up one line
Arrow Down – Move down one line
⌘+Arrow Right or End – Move to the end of a line
⌘+Arrow Left or Home – Move to the beginning of a line
Page Up – Move up one screen (scrolling)
Page Down – Move down one screen (scrolling)
⌘+Page Down – Move to the top of the next page
⌘+Page Up – Move to the top of the previous page
⌘+End; On a MacBook keyboard: ⌘+FN+Arrow Right – To the end of a document
⌘+Home; On a MacBook keyboard: ⌘+FN+Arrow Left – To the beginning of a document
Shift+F5 – To the previous insertion point
Select the first item that you want, hold down  ⌘ , and then select any additional items. – Select multiple items not next to each other
Shift+Arrow Right – Select one character to the right
Shift+Arrow Left – Select one character to the left
Shift+Option+Arrow Right – Select one word to the right
Shift+Option+Arrow Left – Select one word to the left
⌘+Shift+Arrow Right or Shift+End – Select to the end of a line
⌘+Shift+Arrow Left or Shift+Home – Select to the beginning of a line
Shift+Arrow Down – Select one line down
Shift+Arrow Up – Select one line up
⌘+Shift+Arrow Down – Select to the end of a paragraph
⌘+Shift+Arrow Up – Select to the beginning of a paragraph
Shift+Page Down – Select one screen down
Shift+Page Up – Select one screen up
⌘+Shift+Home – Select to the beginning of a document
⌘+Shift+End – Select to the end of a document
Option+⌘+Shift+Page Down – Select to the end of a window

⌘+A – Select to select the entire document
⌘+Shift+F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode. – Select to a vertical block of text
F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode. – Select to a specific location in a document
Tab – Select the next cell’s contents
Shift+Tab – Select the preceding cell’s contents
Hold down Shift and press an arrow key repeatedly. – Extend a selection to adjacent cells
Click in the column’s top orbottom cell. Hold down Shift and press the Arrow Up or Arrow Down key repeatedly. – Select a column
⌘+Shift+F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode. – Extend a selection (or block)
Shift+F8 – Reduce the selection size
Select the first item that you want, hold down  ⌘ , and then select any additional items. – Select multiple cells, columns, or rows that are not next to each other
F8 – Turn on extend mode
F8, Arrow Left – Select the nearest character to the left
F8, Arrow Right – Select the nearest character to the right
Press F8 repeatedly to expand the selection to the entire word, sentence, paragraph, section, and document. – Expand a selection
Shift+F8 – Reduce the size of a selection
Esc – Turn off extend mode
⌘+C or F3 – Copy text or graphics
⌘+Shift+C – Copy a style
⌘+Shift+V – Paste a style
Ctrl+Option+C – Copy text or graphics to the Scrapbook
⌘+X or F2 – Cut selected text to the clipboard
⌘+X or F2 (then move the cursor and press  ⌘+V or F4 ) – Move text or graphics
Option+F3 – Create AutoText
⌘+Option+Shift+V – Insert AutoText
⌘+V or F4 – Paste the Clipboard contents
⌘+Ctrl+V – Paste special
⌘+Option+Shift+V – Paste and match the formatting of the surrounding text
⌘+Shift+F3 – Paste the Spike  contents
Delete – Delete one character to the left
⌘+Delete – Delete one word to the left
⌘ or Clear – Delete one character to the right
⌘+⌘ – Delete one word to the right
⌘+X or F2 – Cut selected text to the Clipboard
⌘+Z – Undo the last action
⌘+Y – Redo the last action
⌘+F3 – Cut to the Spike
⌘+E – Center a paragraph
⌘+J – Justify a paragraph
⌘+L – Left-align a paragraph
⌘+R – Right-align a paragraph
Ctrl+Shift+M – Indent a paragraph from the left
⌘+Shift+M – Remove a paragraph indent from the left
⌘+T – Create a hanging indent
⌘+Shift+T – Remove a hanging indent
⌘+Option+K – Start AutoFormat
⌘+Shift+N – Apply the Normal style
⌘+Option+1 – Apply the Heading 1 style
⌘+Option+2 – Apply the Heading 2 style
⌘+Option+3 – Apply the Heading 3 style
⌘+Shift+L – Apply the List style when the cursor is at the beginning of a line
Option+Spacebar – Insert a nonbreaking space
⌘+1 – Set lines as single-spaced
⌘+2 – Set lines as double-spaced
⌘+5 – Set lines as 1.5-line spacing
⌘+0 (zero) – Add or remove one line of space directly preceding a paragraph

⌘+Shift+F – Change the font
⌘+Shift+> – Increase the font size
⌘+Shift+< – Decrease the font size
⌘+ – Increase the font size by 1 point
⌘+ – Decrease the font size by 1 point
⌘+D – Change the formatting of characters (Font command, Format menu)
Shift+F3 – Change the case of letters
⌘+Shift+A – Format in all capital letters

⌘+B – Apply bold formatting
⌘+U – Apply an underline
⌘+Shift+W – Underline words but not spaces
⌘+Shift+D – Double-underline text
⌘+I – Apply italic formatting
⌘+Shift+K – Format in all small capital letters
⌘+= (Equal sign) – Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing)
⌘+Shift++ (Plus sign) – Apply superscript formatting (automatic spacing)
⌘+Shift+X – Apply strike-through formatting
⌘+F9 – Insert an empty field
Shift+Return – Insert a line break
⌘+Enter – Insert a page break
⌘+Shift+Return – Insert a column break
⌘+Shift+- (Hyphen) – Insert a nonbreaking hyphen
Option+G – Insert the copyright symbol
Option+R – Insert the registered trademark symbol
Option+2 – Insert the trademark symbol
Option+; (Semicolon) – Insert an ellipsis
Ctrl+Shift+D – Insert a DATE field
⌘+Option+Shift+L – Insert a LISTNUM field
Ctrl+Shift+P – Insert a PAGE field
Ctrl+Shift+T – Insert a TIME field
⌘+F9 – Insert an empty field
F9 – Update selected fields
⌘+Shift+F9 – Unlink a field
Shift+F9 – Switch between a field code and its result
Option+F9 – Switch between all field codes and their results
Option+Shift+F9 – Run GOTOBUTTON or MACROBUTTON from the field that displays the field results
F11 – Go to the next field
Shift+F11 – Go to the previous field
⌘+F11 – Lock a field
⌘+Shift+F11 – Unlock a field
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Left – Promote a paragraph
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right – Demote a paragraph
⌘+Shift+N – Demote to body text
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Up – Move selected paragraphs up
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down – Move selected paragraphs down
Ctrl+Shift++ (Plus sign) – Expand text under a heading
Ctrl+Shift+- (Minus sign) – Collapse text under a heading
Ctrl+Shift+A – Expand all body text and headings or collapse all body text
Ctrl+Shift+L – Show the first line of body text or all body text
Ctrl+Shift + – Show all headings with the specified heading level
⌘+Option+A – Insert a comment
⌘+Shift+E – Turn track changes on or off
Home – Go to the beginning of a comment
End  (The End key is not available on all keyboards) – Go to the end of a comment
⌘+Home – Go to the beginning of the list of comments when in the Reviewing Pane
⌘+End – Go to the end of the list of comments when in the Reviewing Pane
⌘+P – Print a document
Tab (If the cursor is in the last cell of a table, pressing Tabadds a new row) – Move to the next cell
Shift+Tab – Move to the preceding cell
Arrow Up or Arrow Down – Move to the preceding or next row
Ctrl+Home – Move to the first cell in the row
Ctrl+End – Move to the last cell in the row
Ctrl+Page Up – Move to the first cell in the column
Ctrl+Page Down – Move to the last cell in the column
Return – Start a new paragraph
Tab at the end of the last row. – Add a new row at the bottom of the table
Return at the beginning of the first cell – Add text before a table at the beginning of a document
⌘+Ctrl+I – Insert a row
Shift – Move a single column line; Retain table width.
⌘+Shift – Equally resize all columns to the right; Retain table width.
– Proportionally resize all columns to the right; Retain table width.

– To display a column’s measurements in the ruler when you resize the column, press Option with these shortcut keys. To finely adjust a column width, turn off snap-to functionality by pressing Option with the shortcut keys.
No key – Move a single column line; Retain table width.

Shift – Retain column sizes to the right; Change table width.
⌘+Shift – Equally resize all columns to the right; Retain table width.
– Proportionally resize all columns to the right; Retain table width.
Return – Insert a new paragraph in a cell
Option+Tab – Insert a Tab character in a cell
⌘+Option+F – Insert a footnote
⌘+Option+E – Insert an endnote
Ctrl+ ⌘+Arrow Left – Paragraph direction to right to left
Ctrl+ ⌘+Arrow Right – Paragraph direction to left to right
– Word 2016 for Mac uses the function keys for common commands, including Copy and Paste. For quick access to these shortcuts, you can change your Apple system preferences so you don’t have to press the Fn key every time you use a function key shortcut.
F1 – Undo the last action
F2 – Cut selected text or graphics
F3 – Copy selected text or graphics to the clipboard
F4 – Paste the Clipboard contents
F5 – Choose the Go To command (Edit menu)
F7 – Open the Spelling and Grammar dialog box
F8 – Extend a selection
F9 – Update selected fields.
⌘+F6 – Go to the next window
Shift+F2 – Copy selected text
Shift+F3 – Change letters to uppercase, lowercase, or mixed case
Shift+F4 or ⌘+Shift+F4 – Repeat a Find or Go To action
Shift+F5 – Move to the previous insertion point
Shift+F7 – Open the Thesaurus pane
Shift+F8 – Shrink a selection
Shift+F9 – Switch between a field code and its result.
Shift+F11 – Go to the previous field
⌘+F3 – Cut the selection to the Spike
⌘+F4 – Close the window
⌘+F6 – Go to the next window
⌘+F9 – Insert an empty field
⌘+F11 – Lock a field
⌘+Shift+F3 – Insert the contents of the Spike
⌘+Shift+F5 – Edit a bookmark
⌘+Shift+F7 – Update linked information in a Word source document
⌘+Shift+F8+ Arrow Key – Extend a selection as a block selection
⌘+Shift+F9 – Unlink a field
⌘+Shift+F11 – Unlock a field
Option+F3 – Create an AutoText entry
Option+F7 – Find the next misspelling or grammatical error
Option+F8 – Run a macro
Option+F9 – Switch between all field codes and their results
⌘+Shift+L – Look up selected text on the Internet
Option+Shift+F9 – Run GOTOBUTTON or MACROBUTTON from the field that displays the field results

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