October 1st, 2006
Keyboard shortcuts can be a great timesaver when performing various tasks.Â Today we will focus on those from Microsoft Office.Â I am going to limit the focus to Word, Excel and Outlook since they are the most widely used from this suite.
Office Keyboard Shortcuts
- Ctrl+C: Copy selection.
- Ctrl+X: Cut selection.
- Ctrl+V: Paste copied selection.
- Ctrl+Shift+>: Increase font size.
- Ctrl+Shift+<: Decrease font size.
- Alt+F11: Open Visual Basic for Applications.
- Alt+Shift+F10: Display Smart Tag options.
- Ctrl+Shift+I: Switch to inbox.
- Ctrl+Shift+O: Switch to outbox.
- Ctrl+Enter: Send current message.
- Ctrl+R: Reply to a message.
- Ctrl+Shift+R: Reply All to a message.
- Ctrl+Shift+A: Create a new appointment.
- Ctrl+Shift+M: Create a new message.
- Ctrl+1: Switch to Mail.
- Ctrl+2: Switch to Calendar.
- Ctrl+3: Switch to Contacts.
- Ctrl+4: Switch to Tasks.
- Alt+F1:Â Toggle navigation pane
- Shift+F3: Toggle selected text between lowercase, title case, and uppercase.
- F4: Repeat your last action.
- Shift+F4: Repeat the most recent Find command.
- Shift+F5: Jump to the last change you made in the document.
- Ctrl+F6: Toggle between open documents.
- F7: Run the spell-checker.
- F12: Open the Save As dialog.
- F2: EditÂ cell’s contents.
- Ctrl+1: Open the Format Cells dialog.
- Ctrl+Page Up: Move to next sheet in the workbook.
- Ctrl+Page Down: Move to previous sheet in the workbook.
- Ctrl+Shift+”: Copy value from the cell above into the current cell.
- Ctrl+R: Fill contents of active cell into selected cells to the right.
- Ctrl+D: Fill contents of active cell into selected cells down.
- Ctrl+`: Toggle between showing cell values and formulas in cells.
- Ctrl+$: Set selection to currency format with two decimal places.