Ten Bizarre Key Combinations in Word 2013

Shift+F8 — Shrink Selection

The Shift+F8 key combination does the opposite of the F8 key. For example, instead of growing a selection, it shrinks a selection. Here are all the ways you can put Shift+F8 to work:

When the entire document is selected, press Shift+F8 to select only the current paragraph.

When the current paragraph is selected, press Shift+F8 to select only the current sentence.

When the current sentence is selected, press Shift+F8 to select only the current word.

When the current word is selected, press Shift+F8 to unselect that word.

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