Q&A Moday: Lesser Known Word Shortcut Keys

Microsoft Office LogoQuestion:

I use Microsoft Word, are there any short-cut keys that could help me format my documents?  I’ve asked my IT guys, but they show me how to bold, italicize and etc but nothing really cool…do you know any?


Crtl+Shift+D = Double Underline
Ctrl+] = Increase Font Size
Ctrl+] = Decrease Font Size
Ctrl+Shift+A = Makes Highlighted Text All Caps
Ctrl+= = Subscript Text
Ctrl++=Superscript Text
Alt+Ctrl+C= Copyright Symbol
Alt+Ctrl+T= Trademark Symbol
Alt+Ctrl+R= Registered Trademark Symbol
Ctrl+1= Single Spacing
Ctrl+2= Double Spacing
Ctrl+5=  1.5 Spacing

Since you weren’t too specific, these are the ones that I’ve seen the most of, that I wouldn’t consider common knowledge.

If  you have any questions that you want Jim to answer, from business servers to home computers, drop him a line at me@jimguckin.com, and he’ll try to answer your question.  Check back every Monday for a new Question and Answer session, and check back Wednesday and Friday for other technical insights.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.