Microsoft Office/Word

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An example of Microsoft Word 2013.

Microsoft Word is a word processor created by Microsoft. Basically, it allows you to create eye-catching text and documents. Today, these documents are generally saved as a docx file, although they can be saved in other formats.


Create and manage documents[edit]

Page breaks and section breaks[edit]

Scenario: How to create a single landscape page within a portrait-style document. Answer: Put section breaks above and below the content and whilst on the target content go to page setup and change to landscape format.


External link: Keyboard shortcuts for Word

  • Ctrl+A: Select entire document
  • Ctrl+B: Toggle Bold
  • Ctrl+C: Copy
  • Ctrl+D: Open font dialogue
  • Ctrl+E: Centralize Selection
  • Ctrl+F: Find in the open document
  • Ctrl+G: Open the 'Go To' dialogue box
  • Ctrl+H: Open the 'Find and Replace' dialogue box
  • Ctrl+I: Toggle Italic
  • Ctrl+J: Justify selection
  • Ctrl+K: Insert hyperlink
  • Ctrl+L: Align Left
  • Ctrl+M: Indent
  • Ctrl+N: Open New document
  • Ctrl+O: Open file
  • Ctrl+P: Print document
  • Ctrl+R: Align Right
  • Ctrl+S: Save file
  • Ctrl+U: Toggle Underlined
  • Ctrl+V: Paste
  • Ctrl+W: Close
  • Ctrl+X: Cut
  • Ctrl+Y: Redo last action
  • Ctrl+Z: Undo last action
  • Ctrl+8 (alphanumeric pad): Lower font size
  • Ctrl+9 (alphanumeric pad): Raise font size
  • Ctrl+=: Make subscript
  • Ctrl+Shift-+: Make superscript
  • Ctrl+Shift+A: Turn all caps
  • Ctrl+Shift+B: Switch to Symbol font
  • Ctrl+Shift+
  • Ctrl+Shift+Q: Turn into small caps
  • Ctrl-Alt-M: Add Comment
  • Alt+X: Convert to/from Unicode codepoint
  • Shift+F3: Cycle casing (ALL CAPS/all lowercase/Every First Letter Capitalized)


Table of contents[edit]

See also[edit]

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External links[edit]


  • Lambert, J. (2014). MOS 2013 Study Guide for Microsoft Word. Microsoft. ISBN 9780735669253