Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office 2010 – Options and text editing

Some tricks to help you increase your productivity when working with documents in Word or do calculations in Excel. Some of the most useful ones keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office.

If you prefer to keep your hands more on keyboard and help less mouseOr if the mouse office and have failed than work Office, You should know that using the keyboard have access to almost all options and commands Microsoft Office 2010.

Compared with suites Office previously released by Microsoft, Office 2010 is the main editing commands grouped tabor “ribbon” (in Romanian it would sound like “pangles”.

Keyboard shortcuts for options in Microsoft Office

Some keyboard shortcuts to access the most used options in Word.

Insert, Page Layout, References, Mailings, Review, View si Acrobat.

Ribbon in Word

Ribbon Shortcut
Ribbon Shortcut

Each ribbon al can be opened using keyboard. Pressing OTHER in Microsoft Word 2010  we will observe that in the right of each ribbon it will appear letter or number.

Ribbon Shortcut - Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office
Ribbon Shortcut - Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office

Insert option – Keyboard shortcut

If we need to navigate in the tab "Insert” is enough as after ALT, or simultaneously with ALT, let's press the key with the letter corresponding to the ribbon "Insert“. I mean key “N". 

Once in the ribbon "Insert", We will notice that next to each option below"Insert", We have other characters (letters) of shortcut.

Insert shortcut
Insert shortcut

For example, if we want to insert a picture a document Office Word 2010, using only the keyboard, Just press ALT > N > P.

Insert Shapes

We notice in the image above that next to some options there are two letters each. Under the "Shapes"For example we have the letters"SH". This means that under the option "Shapes"we have others options or elements. If you press the keys ALT > N > S > H will open the items in "Shapes".

Shapes in Microsoft Office
Shapes in Microsoft Office

These can be selected using the keys "arrows"(arrow keys) & Enter. For "New Drawing Canvas"Keep pressing the key"N".

We can say that key ALT (ALT key) in Microsoft Office 2010 is a "pioneer" to the majority Microsoft Office 2010 Options. If you press the OTHER and then 1 key We can even Save the document in which we.

We took the example above ALT Key in  Microsoft Office Word 2010, but of course that these shortcuts with ALT are also valid in Office OneNote 2010, Office Excel 2010, Office PowerPoint 2010, Office OutLook 2010, Office Publisher 2010, Office Access 2010 … Etc. 

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office 2010 – Text editing

Besides combinations of keys ALT the examples above, when it comes to publishing / text manipulation, We have at hand a series of keyboard shortcuts.

Deletes the selected text and copies it to the clipboard.
Yes paste the text from the clipboard.
Copy selected text.
Ctrl+ F1
Show/Hide Office Ribbons (discussed above)
Add/remove bold from text. (bold text)
Italic text.
Highlights text. Underline.
Align paragraph left
Aligns the paragraph to the right
Align the center section
Ctrl+0 (zero)
Add / remove space before the paragraph.
Add double line space between rows.
Apply normal style.
Add one line of space between rows
Shift+ F3
Change the characters of the selected text. Small characters, Caps Lock or Normal Style.
Undo the last action.
Restore the last action.
Shift+ F10
Open the shortcut menu. Similarly right-click.
It checks spelling.
Save the document.
Save As… (choose in which format you want to save the document)
Open the print panel. For the printer.
Open HELP.
Open a new document.

These are just some keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Office. If you know others, you can leave in the comments and we will update the list above.

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