Whether you use a phone's virtual keyboard or the real thing on your computer, word processing remains a keyboard-bound activity. The following tables show how to access Microsoft Word 2013's commands and functions.

Pressing This Key Moves the Insertion Pointer . . .
Up one line of text
Down one line of text
Left to the next character
Right to the next character
Ctrl+↑ Up one paragraph
Ctrl+↓ Down one paragraph
Ctrl+← Left one word
Ctrl+→ Right one word
PgUp Up one screen
PgDn Down one screen
Home To start of current line
End To end of current line
Ctrl+Home To top of document
Ctrl+End To bottom of document
Basic Editing Commands
Copy Ctrl+C
Cut Ctrl+X
Paste Ctrl+V
Undo Ctrl+Z
Text-Formatting Commands
Bold Ctrl+B
Italic Ctrl+I
Underline Ctrl+U
Double underline Ctrl+Shift+D
Word underline Ctrl+Shift+W
Small caps Ctrl+Shift+K
Superscript Ctrl+Shift++
Subscript Ctrl+=
Clear formatting Ctrl+spacebar
Grow font Ctrl+Shift+>
Shrink font Ctrl+Shift+<
ALL CAPS Ctrl+Shift+A
Font dialog box Ctrl+D
Paragraph-Formatting Commands
Center text Ctrl+E
Left-align Ctrl+L
Right-align Ctrl+R
One-line spacing Ctrl+1
1-1/2-line spacing Ctrl+5
Two-line spacing Ctrl+2
Justify Ctrl+J
Indent Ctrl+M
Unindent Ctrl+Shift+M
Hanging indent Ctrl+T
Un-hang indent Ctrl+Shift+T
Popular Word Keyboard Shortcuts
Help F1
Cancel Escape
Go back Shift+F5
New document Ctrl+N
Open screen Ctrl+O
Print Ctrl+P
Close document Ctrl+W
Quick save Ctrl+S
Repeat Ctrl+Y
Find Ctrl+F
Find and replace Ctrl+H
Insert hard page break Ctrl+Enter
Uncommon (but Useful) Word Keyboard Shortcuts
Go to F5
Show/hide nonprinting characters Ctrl+Shift+8
File screen Alt+F
Styles task pane Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S
Word count Ctrl+Shift+G
Symbol font Ctrl+Shift+Q
Print Layout view Ctrl+Alt+P
Draft (normal) mode Ctrl+Alt+N
Outline mode Ctrl+Alt+O
Split window Alt+Ctrl+S
Track revisions Alt+Shift+E
Commands that Insert Something
Today's date Alt+Shift+D
Current time Alt+Shift+T
Paste special Alt+Ctrl+V
Footnote Alt+Ctrl+F
Endnote Alt+Ctrl+D
Comment Ctrl+Alt+M