Tips that Work throughout Office 2008 for Mac

By Geetesh Bajaj, Jim Gordon

Part of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Use these common commands and features throughout all of Office 2008 for Mac’s applications.

Command/Feature How to Access It
Undo Look for the Undo button on the Standard toolbar or press the
keyboard combination Command-Z.
Multiple Undo Click the tiny triangle next to the Undo button to see a pop-up
menu of available Undo actions.
Select All Choose Edit→Select All or press Command-A to select
everything in your document, including tables, charts, pictures,
and other objects.
Help Free training movies and online courses are now available in
Office 2008 Help. Click the Help button on any of the toolbars and
explore topics under Popular Training. You’ll also find them in
Help search results.
Pop-up menus Right-click or Control-click just about anywhere on the screen
to get context-sensitive menus.
Copy Press Command-C.
Cut Press Command-X.
Paste Press Command-V.
Menu bar Press Control-F2 to activate the menu bar. Then use the arrow
keys to navigate the menu and press the spacebar to activate a menu
item.
Dock Press Control-F3 to activate the Dock. Then use the arrow keys
to navigate the menu and press the spacebar to activate a menu
item.