Word 2016 Text Entry and Formatting Shortcuts

By Faithe Wempen

Part of Office 2016 For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Word 2016 offers you many ways to interact with your document. There are multiple keyboard shortcuts that can be a great time-saver. With these keyboard shortcuts, you can speed up text editing and formatting.

To do this With the keyboard
Start a new line in the same paragraph Shift+Enter
Insert a page break Ctrl+Enter
Insert a column break Ctrl+Shift+Enter
Clear formatting Ctrl+spacebar
Make text subscript Ctrl+=
Make text superscript Ctrl+Shift++
Delete one character to the left Backspace
Delete one word to the left Ctrl+Backspace
Delete one character to the right Delete
Delete one word to the right Ctrl+Delete