Essential Office 2007 Commands - dummies

By Peter Weverka

Part of Office 2007 All-In-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can make running your Office 2007 program easier if you use these simple shortcuts. These commands, such as undoing a mistake and zooming in and out will help you save time.


  • Entering symbols: To enter a symbol or foreign character that isn’t on your keyboard, go to the Insert tab and click the Symbol button. Then make a choice in the Symbol dialog box.

  • Identifying yourself: Throughout the Office programs, you can enter your name, initials, and sometimes your address automatically on notes, revision marks, comments, address dialog boxes, and other places. To make sure that Office knows who you are and can enter your personal information automatically, click the Office button and choose [Application] Options on the drop-down list. Then, in the Personalize section of the Options dialog box, enter your name and initials.