Whether you are a staff or student at Ultimo TAFE, do you find that you use the mouse to the point of overuse..??? Knowing a few shortcuts using the keyboard may alleviate the need to rely on your mouse so heavily.
You can access the available shortcut keys by pressing and holding the ALT key. Gray boxes containing letters or numbers will appear on the screen beside the menus and Quick Access toolbar buttons. Next, press the key corresponding to a command or menu. For example, to access commands on the Office menu, press F.
Once you’ve memorized the keys for a particular command, you can press the keys in rapid sequence.
Here a few short cuts that you can use in Word 2007. For more short cut information go to the Microsoft office website
|Short cut||Function||create new short cuts|
|ALT+TAB||Switch to the next window||
School Freeware, (2009) “Word 2007 Tutorial 3 – Making Customized Keyboard Shortcuts”, accessed from www.YouTube.com on 22/07/2009
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|SHFT+END||Select from the insertion point to the end of the entry.|
|CTRL+O||Display the Open dialog box.|
|CTRL+C||Copy selected text or graphics to the Office Clipboard.|
|CTRL+V||Paste the most recent addition to the Office Clipboard.|
|F12||Display the Save As dialog box.|
|SHFT+F10||Display the shortcut menu for the selected item|
|F1||Get help on the selected command or control on the Ribbon.|
|CTRL+SHFT+>||Increase font size one value.|
|CTRL+S||Save a document|
|CTRL+F||Find text, formatting, and special items.|
|ALT+CTRL+Z||Switch between the last four places that you have edited.|
|ALT+SHFT+ ↓ ARROW||Move a selected paragraph down|