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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copy all highlighted text

How would I create a keyboard short cut to copy all the highlighted text in my Microsoft word document. (when I say highlighted text I mean text that has a permanent color on it not selected text.)
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MS Word: Is there a shortcut for moving between items in numbered or bulletted lists?

Are there keyboard shortcuts for moving between items in bullet or number lists in Ms Word? For example, suppose you have a numbered list and you are on the item numbered 1 and want to go to the item ...
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0answers
43 views

Word 2010 superscript shortcut stopped working

I'm running Word 2010 on Windows 8, and as of a couple days ago, the Ctrl + Shift + + shortcut no longer does anything (whereas it used to apply superscript formatting). Oddly, Ctrl + = still makes ...
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29 views

Hyphen + Space “shortcut” to lists in MS Word

Most of you are probably familiar with this: After writing "-" and pressing space on a new line, MS Word automatically starts a new list - sometimes. I have found this particular feature quite handy ...
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32 views

Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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1answer
55 views

MS Word key shortcut for style

I would like to use punctuation to initiate and end a specific style in MS Word. For example, I might type ` to use a particular style and also to end it `. My reason is actually exactly this, I want ...
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1answer
32 views

Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys; Ctrl+Alt+1 for Header 1, Ctrl+Alt+2 for Header 2, and etc. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back and ...
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1answer
40 views

how to select floating graphics in word using keyboard shortcut?

In MS Word, floating graphical objects such as these are considered to be on a different layer above the "page" where the text stays: However, to select these floating object I need to manually ...
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2answers
51 views

Keyboard shortcut in Word to close footnotes and return to the main document?

I used Ctrl-Alt-F all the time to add a footnote. Is there any quick way to jump back without using the mouse? It seriously distrupts my flow.
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2answers
890 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Word for typing an arrow (symbol)?

You often see people using -> as an arrow, but I hate how it looks. I always use the → symbol. However, I always have to insert < symbol to use this, which is annoying. Is there anyway ...
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1answer
2k views

Word 2013: Shortcut to insert timestamp into word document

I'm looking for a very very fast method to insert a timestamp into a Word document. I always know the shortcuts ShiftAltD and ShiftAltT, but doing so inserts a field, that is always automatically ...
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1answer
74 views

Can I Use Word 2013's Non-English Character Shortcuts System-Wide?

One thing I've always hated about Windows is that to type a non-English character, like é, on a US keyboard you have to hold the Alt key and type in a four digit code on your num-pad. For instance, é ...
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4answers
495 views

How to un-traverse a cross-reference in Microsoft Word on a Macintosh?

In Microsoft Word 2011 on Macintosh, you can insert cross-references within your document to hyperlink from one location to another within the document. Once a cross-reference is created, you can ...
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2answers
1k views

Most keyboard shortcuts don't work in Word 2010 on Windows 8

I can't use Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+S, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V in Word 2010 on Windows 8. Whenever I do, nothing happens. What do I do to fix this?
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1answer
3k views

Microsoft Word 2013 - Cannot Paste Special

In Word 2013, I am trying to paste the contents of my clipboard which contains a formatted table from Excel into a word document. When I press ALT+E and then press S to bring up the special paste ...
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2answers
685 views

How quickly toggle smart quotes in Word 2010?

I'm working on a long technical document that contains numerous displays of computer code. In running text, I want my quotation marks to be curly, which means that Word's "smart quotes" ...
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1answer
104 views

MS Word - Close Word when you close the last open document **using keyboard**

In MS Word, by default, you can use: Ctrl+F4 to close Word Ctrl+W to close the current document Is it possible to make Word close when you close the last open document? For instance, in ...
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1answer
193 views

In Word, formatting disappears when italics shortcut is pressed while cursor is within a word

I'm sure there's an easy solution to this one, but it's such a specific situation that it's hard to Google for it. What happens is this: In Word, I press ctrl-I. I type a word. I press ctrl-I again, ...
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1answer
41 views

Office 2007: assign a different keyboard shortcut to “find”

I'm trying to assign a single key (F2) to the "find" command, but I cannot find it in the list of commands. As you can see here, I can see the "find" command when it comes to add it to the Quick ...
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1answer
109 views

Switching to the last application not working in Windows 7

In Windows 7 I can not switch to last app using a keyboard shortcut (possibly ALT+TAB). Current scenario: I have 1 Word 2007 document opened. I start Total Commander and open another Word document ...
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1answer
2k views

Keyboard Shortcut for Grouping Objects in Word 2013?

Please tell me how I can create a shortcut for grouping objects? If there is already one, I can't figure it out.
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1answer
545 views

Modifying the shortcuts in Microsoft Word Equation Editor?

Microsoft Word 2010 enables equation editing through the Equation Editor. It is possible to use shortcuts similar to LaTeX code in order to enter equations in a more fluent manner than clicking on ...
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6answers
25k views

Shortcut keys don't work in MS-Word on Win8

I've just upgraded to Windows 8 (from XP) and re-installed my copy of Office 2007. Now the common shortcuts (Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V etc) don't work in Word, however other shortcuts (Ctrl-P) are fine. ...
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3answers
3k views

Pressing tab to indent a list moves to the next table cell

I have a list (e.g., a bulleted list) in Microsoft Word. This list is inside a table cell. When I press Tab to increase the indent, rather than increasing the indent, it moves the cursor to the next ...
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1answer
124 views

What is the keyboard shortcut for dropdown that appears when you paste text?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to activate the dropdown that appears when you paste text in Word 2011 for Mac? (Equivalent to Alt+Shift+F10 in Word 2007 on Windows, or Ctrl in Word 2010 on Windows.)
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7k views

Shortcuts don't work in Microsoft Word 2013 [duplicate]

I have English Windows 8, English Office 2013 and a few keyboard languages. When I set the English keyboard and start Word, shortcuts work. But when I change the English keyboard to other languages ...
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2answers
1k views

How to save a position in a document for easy return? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to bookmark a wordpad or word file where you left off? Is there a way to insert an internal anchor/bookmark into MS Word document and later reference it? ...
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6answers
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to indent a nested bullet point in a table cell the proper way?

Open Word and insert a table (1 x 1 will work just fine). Right-click in the table and, in the context menu, select "Bullets" and a bullet image from the bullet library. Type something and press ...
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2answers
185 views

How can I add keyboard shortcuts for characters and symbols in Word?

I want to apply a keybord shortcut for some international characters but don't know how. I tried looking in the File->Options->Customize the Ribbon options, but I couldn't find an appropriate option. ...
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4answers
562 views

Is there a replace for “Tab”?

My tab key has broken. I'm due to get a replacement, but is there any key combinations I can use in the mean time instead as I'm in the middle of writing a report. Sorry, I should have specified, ...
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2answers
2k views

Ctrl-Shift-P opens font dialog in Word 2010 instead of focusing on font size in toolbar

In older versions of MS Word (2000, 2003, etc) using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-P would focus on (highlight) the font size box in the toolbar allowing me to change the font size. In newer ...
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4answers
17k views

Shortcut to create new equation in Word 2011

What is the shortcut to create a new equation in Word 2011? I have looked at this shortcut list, but it does not include that.
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3answers
615 views

Word 2000 keyboard shortcuts changed globally. ctrl-c, ctrl-v changed to ctrl-insert, shift-insert

Somehow on my wife computer the default Microsoft keyboard shortcut scheme was changed into some "legacy scheme". This is the 2nd time she managed to do it and the last time I was only able to resolve ...
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1answer
385 views

Adding Word document to OneNote 2010

I have a number of Word 2010 documents I want to add directly into OneNote. Is this possible, and if it is, how can it be done? I am using a small netbook (Windows 7 Home Basic), so answers that ...
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1answer
4k views

What is the keyboard shortcut for capitalization on Word 2007?

Also, is there an easy and comprehensive list of Word keyboard shortcuts anywhere ? Common tasks like capitalization should not require mouse usage, and probably Word has some "hidden" or obscure ...
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1answer
2k views

What's the keyboard shortcut to insert a comment on OSX Word 2008?

No shortcut is listed in the menu, under Insert > Comment.
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2answers
2k views

Can I change keyboard shortcuts for Redo in MS Word for Mac?

All Mac applications use ⇧-Cmd-Z to redo the last undone action. All, that is, except Microsoft Office. Office prefers that you use Cmd-Y instead. ⇧-Cmd-Z is mapped to something else – worse, ...
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2answers
2k views

Microsoft Word 2010: Assigning a KEYBOARD shortcut for deleting one line of text

How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to delete just one line of text in Microsoft Office Word 2010? A macro based solution (in Visual Basic) which could be assigned to a custom keyboard shortcut would ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I change the language of the keyboard shortcuts of Microsoft Word 2010? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change office shortcuts? Hi guys, I'm running Word 2010 in Portuguese. My problem is that all shortcuts are in portuguese, while I'm used to the english-based ...
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2answers
132 views

Closing the “Styles and Formatting” pane in Word XP with the keyboard

I'm using Word from Office XP and I want to close the "Styles and Formatting" pane using the keyboard alone. How can I do that?
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7answers
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Keyboard shortcuts such as Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V and Ctrl-Z not working in Word 2010 on Windows 7

It seems like the shortcuts I've been using for years in previous versions of Word are not working anymore. For example Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V are not working (there is Alt-Backspace, etc) and I have ...
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3answers
10k views

keyboard shortcut for title case in word 2010

is there a keyboard shortcut for 'Title Case' in word 2010? if not, how can i create one? i do know of 'Shift + F3' for 'Change Case', but this shortcut toggles through uppercase, lowercase and ...
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3answers
132 views

Keyboard shortcut to open paste menu in Word

After pasting text in MS Word 2007, there is a little paste menu that you can click to change how the text was pasted. Is there a keyboard shortcut to open that menu?
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6answers
18k views

How can I quickly access the Microsoft Word zoom setting on a Mac?

I get a lot of Word documents to work on, and the first thing I always do is access the zoom setting (View-> Zoom) and change the zoom to "Page Width". There's no keyboard shortcut for the zoom ...
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4answers
63k views

How do I convert lower case text to uppercase text in Microsoft Word?

I want to convert lower case text to uppercase text in Microsoft Word.
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2answers
9k views

Format Painter in Microsoft Office

I know I can google it quite easily but hey, I have never asked any question @ SU, so here is one. What is the shortcut key for Format Painter in Microsoft Office things e.g., Microsoft Word?
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6answers
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6answers
39k views

Is there a keyboard shortcut to highlight the selected text in MS Word 2007?

I have done a bit of searching and cannot find a keyboard shortcut for this command in Microsoft Word 2007. I am not talking about simply making a text selection. (that would be a no brainer) What I ...