Microsoft Word Common Keyboard Shortcuts

Common Microsoft Office keyboard shortcut commands which help you work better and lot more easier with Microsoft Office Word application.

Ctrl + N – New File
Ctrl + O – Open a file
Ctrl + S – To save file
Ctrl + W – To close file
Ctrl + F – To Find text
Ctrl + H – Find and Replace
Ctrl + Z – Undo
Ctrl + Y – Redo
Ctrl + M – 0.5” Tab Spacing
Ctrl + Home – Move cursor to beginning of the File
Ctrl + End – Move Cursor to End of the File
Ctrl + Page Up – Scroll one page up
Ctrl + Page Down – Scroll one page down
F7 – Check Spelling and Grammar

Below are the keyboard shortcuts which are to be used on selected text:

Ctrl + X – To Cut / Move
Ctrl + C – To Copy
Ctrl + V – To Paste
Ctrl + B – Bold Text
Ctrl + I – Italic Text
Ctrl + U – Underline Text
Ctrl + L – Align Left
Ctrl + E – Align Center
Ctrl + R – Align Right
Ctrl + J – Align Justify
Ctrl + 1 – Single Line Spacing
Ctrl + 2 – Double Line Spacing
Ctrl + ] – Increase Font Size
Ctrl + [ – Decrease Font Size
Ctrl + D – Open Font Dialog Box
Shift + F7 – Thesaurus (Dictionary)

This is not all the shortcut keys mentioned isn’t it? Yeah, that’s right! We will be updating with more shortcut keys in near future.

Windows 7 RC is available for download till end of July 2009

Microsoft releases Windows 7 Release Candidate and is available for free download till end of July 2009. This free to use Windows 7 RC license is valid till June 1st 2010 and prior to 2 months before its expiry the PC keeps on shutting down every 2 hours i.e. from March 1st 2010. Windows 7 RC is pre-release software.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1 GHz or later
  • 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB RAM for 32-bit processor / 2 GB RAM 64-bit Processor
  • 16 GB free disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB free disk space (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Download Windows 7 RC here. Once you start downloading you will be asked for Windows Live ID and some registration information, once you fill the registration details you will see Product key to activate Windows 7 RC.

Alternatively you can download Windows 7 RC through torrents.

It is recommended that you do clean install of Windows 7 RC on your machine. Before you start with the clean installation make sure you backup your important data (if any).