Word Shortcuts to Format Text Style and Align Text

Jump to: Basic Text Formats, Font Format Shortcuts, Font Format Shortcuts via Ribbon, Letter Case and Subscript/ Superscript, Font Size and Color Shortcuts, Hide and Show Text

1. Basic Text Formats

Alt+Shift+F or Ctrl+D

Open the Font dialog box (or Font Dialog box if you prefer to memorize D)

Ctrl+Space

Clear most formatting from selection (bold, underline, italic, color, etc)

Ctrl+Shift+N

Apply Normal style

Ctrl+Shift+8

Toggle display of hidden formatting syjmbols

2. Font Format Shortcuts

Ctrl+B

Apply/remove Bold

Ctrl+I

Apply/remove Italic

Ctrl+U

Apply/remove Underline

Ctrl+Shift+D

Apply/remove Double-underline

Ctrl+Shift+W

Apply/remove Words underline (only words, no spaces)

3. Font Format Shortcuts via Ribbon

H, FF

Change Font Face, then start typing for autocomplete, or Alt+Arrow Down to open drop down

H, FS

Change Font Size, type number and hit Enter

H, FC

Change Font Color. Press Escape, then Enter to apply current color

Alt+H+4

Apply strikethrough formatting

4. Letter Case and Subscript/ Superscript

Shift+F3

Change text between all upper-, first letter upper- and all lower-case

Ctrl+Shift+A

Apply/remove Capitalization format

Ctrl+Shift+K

Apply/remove Small Caps format

Ctrl+=

Apply/remove subscript

Ctrl+Shift+=

Apply/remove superscript

5. Font Size and Color Shortcuts

Ctrl+[/]

Decrease / Increase font size one point

Ctrl+Shift+</>

Decrease / Increase font size one value as defined in font style

Shift+F1

Reveal Formatting (show all formats of selection)

Ctrl+Alt+H

Apply/remove text Highlight to selection

6. Hide and Show Text

Hiding text is not a security feature; simply applies 'hidden' format to the selected text. Useful e.g. for sharing and letting others focus on specific sections in a document only.

Ctrl+Shift+H

Hide selected text;

Ctrl+A, then Ctrl+D, then 2x Alt+H

Show all hidden text via Select All, Font Dialog, remove Hidden text format

Created by max on 12/20/2020. Last updated by max on 12/20/2020

 

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