When you’re writing an essay, dissertation or thesis, using Microsoft Word shortcuts can save you a lot of time. I certainly find them very useful in my work. In this post, I’ve compiled a list of 20 Microsoft Word shortcuts.

Shortcut Function
Ctrl + N Create new document
Ctrl + O Open document
Ctrl + S Save document
F12 Open Save As dialog box
Ctrl + B Add or remove bold formatting
Ctrl + I Add or remove italic formatting
Ctrl + U Add or remove underlining
Ctrl + D Open Font dialog box
Ctrl + Z Undo last action
Ctrl + Y Redo last action
Ctrl + C Copy selection to the Office clipboard
Ctrl + X Cut selection to the Office clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste selection from the Office clipboard
Ctrl + 1 Single line spacing
Ctrl + 2 Double line spacing
Ctrl + J Justify selected paragraph
F5 Open Find and Replace dialog box
Ctrl + Shift + E Turn track changes on/off
Ctrl + Alt + M Insert comment
Ctrl + P Open Print dialog box
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