Quick Tips for Microsoft Word

Undo and Redo

The Repeat Key

In Word, F4 is the Repeat Key and can be a real time-saver. If you have ever tried to make a form using underlining, simply make a few rows (or just one), press Enter, and then use F4 to fill the page. You can also use it for typed words, special characters (more on this later), commands, etc.

Switch Case

Highlight a block of text and press Shift + F3 to switch between all caps, lowercase and mixed case.

Text Formatting

You probably already know the first three basic formatting shortcuts:

Document Keyboard Shortcuts

Cut-and-Paste Keyboard Shortcuts

This is another set of keyboard shortcuts you probably already know:

Other Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts

Highlight a block of text and use:

by M.L. Giggleman

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Last modified: 2003:04:14