Common and Uncommon Word 2007 Keyboard Commands

By Dan Gookin

Part of Word 2007 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Word 2007 retains many of the keyboard commands and shortcuts of earlier versions and the following table tells you which keys to press to access usual things like a new document and unusual things like a word count:

Usual Commands Keyboard Shortcut Unusual Commands Keyboard Shortcut
Help F1 Go To F5
Cancel Escape Show/Hide Ctrl+Shift+8
Go back Shift+F5 Office Button menu Alt+F
New document Ctrl+N Styles task pane Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S
Open Ctrl+O Print Preview Ctrl+Alt+I
Print Ctrl+P Word count Ctrl+Shift+G
Close Ctrl+W Symbol font Ctrl+Shift+Q
Quick save Ctrl+S Print Layout view Ctrl+Alf+P
Repeat Ctrl+Y Draft (Normal) mode Ctrl+Alt+N
Find Ctrl+F Outline mode Ctrl+Alt+O
Find and replace Ctrl+H Split window Alt+Ctrl+S
Manual page break Ctrl+Enter