15 Must know formatting shortcuts in Microsoft Word 2007

Here’s a list of 15 shortcuts in Microsoft Word that might be useful when formatting text and improve productivity .

1. CAPS

To make the selected word / sentence to caps from small letter , use the following shortcut
CTRL + SHIFT + A

2. GROW FONT SIZE

To increase the font size press CTRL + SHIFT + .

3. SHRINK FONT
To decrese the font size press CTRL + SHIFT + ,

4. BOLD
To make the sentence or the word look bold , press CTRL+B or CTRL+SHIFT+B

5. LIST BULLET
To apply bullet styled list , select the sentence and press CTRL+SHIFT+L

6. APPLY HEADING FORMAT

To apply , the heading format to the selected text use the ALT + CTRL + < Number >

For example , to apply Heading 1 , use the key ALT + CTRL + 1
similarly m to apply Heading 2 , use the key ALT + CTRL + 2.

7. COPY FORMAT
To copy the format of the text , use CTRL + SHIFT + C

8. PASTE FORMAT
To paste the format , use CTRL + SHIFT + V

9. DOUBLE UNDERLINE

To double underline a word , select the word and press CTRL+SHIFT+D

10. UNDERLINE

To underline a word , select the word and press CTRL+U or CTRL+SHIFT+U. Incase you have the cursor on any of the character , but you want to underline the entire word , you can use the key CTRL+SHIFT+W

11. FONT

To select the font use CTRL + D and to change the font size use CTRL + SHIFT + P

12. Indent

To apply indentation , use the keys CTRL + M

13. NORMAL STYLE

To apply the normal style instead of any other like heading etc , use CTRL+SHIFT+N .

14. ITALICS

To make the selected text italic , press CTRL+I or CTRL+SHIFT+I

15. FOOTER NOTE

To add a footer note , use the key ALT+CTRL+F