78 Shortcuts for Open Office Writer 3 (win/en)  [edit]

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minusplus1. General OpenOffice Writer Shortcuts
Ctrl+A Select all
Ctrl+J Justify
Ctrl+D Double Underline
Ctrl+E Centred
Ctrl+F Find and Replace.
Ctrl+Shift+P Superscript
Ctrl+L Align Left
Ctrl+R Align Right
Ctrl+Shift+B Subscript
Ctrl+Y Redo last action
Ctrl+0 (zero) Apply Default paragraph style
Ctrl+1 Apply Heading 1 paragraph style
Ctrl+2 Apply Heading 2 paragraph style
Ctrl+3 Apply Heading 3 paragraph style
Ctrl+5 1.5 Line Spacing
Ctrl+[+] Calculates the selected text and copies the result to the clipboard
Ctrl+- Custom hyphens; hyphenation set by you
Ctrl+Shift+- Non-breaking dash (is not used for hyphenation)
Ctrl+* (only on number pad) Run macro field
Ctrl+Space Non-breaking spaces. Non-breaking spaces are not used for hyphenation and are not expanded if the text is justified
Shift+Enter Line break without paragraph change
Ctrl+Enter Manual page break
Ctrl+Shift+Enter Column break in multi-columnar texts
Alt+Enter Inserting a new paragraph without numbering
Alt+Enter Inserting a new paragraph directly before or after a section or a table
Arrow Left Move cursor to left
Shift+Arrow Left Move cursor with selection to the left
Ctrl+Arrow Left Go to beginning of word
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Left Selecting to the left word by word
Arrow Right Move cursor to right
Shift+Arrow Right Move cursor with selection to the right
Ctrl+Arrow Right Go to end of word
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right Selecting to the right word by word
Arrow Up Move up one line
Shift+Arrow Up Selecting lines in an upwards direction
Arrow Down Move cursor down one line
Shift+Arrow Down Selecting lines in a downward direction
Home Go to beginning of line
Shift+Home Go and select to the beginning of a line
End Go to end of line
Shift+End Go and select to end of line
Ctrl+Home Go to start of document
Ctrl+Shift+Home Go and select text to start of document
Ctrl+End Go to end of document
Ctrl+Shift+End Go and select text to end of document
Ctrl+Page Up Switch cursor between text and header
Ctrl+Page Down Switch cursor between text and footer
Insert Insert mode on/off
Page Up Screen page up
Shift+Page Up Move up screen page with selection
Page Down Move down screen page
Shift+Page Down Move down screen page with selection
Ctrl+Delete Delete text to end of word
Ctrl+Backspace Delete text to beginning of word
Ctrl+Shift+Delete Delete text to end of sentence
Ctrl+Shift+Backspace Delete text to beginning of sentence
Ctrl+Tab Next suggestion with Automatic Word Completion
Ctrl+Shift+Tab Use previous suggestion with Automatic Word Completion
Alt+W Spell checker dialog: Call back the original unknown word into the text box
F10+ double-click /Ctrl+Shift+F10 Dock or un-dock the Navigator, Styles and Formatting window, or other windows.

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minusplus2. Working with Tables
Ctrl+A If the active cell is empty, ctrl+a selects the whole table; otherwise it selects the contents of the active cell. Pressing ctrl+a a second time selects the entire table.
Ctrl+Home If the active cell is empty, ctrl+home moves the cursor to the beginning of the table. Pressing ctrl+home again moves the cursor to the beginning of document.
Ctrl+End If the active cell is empty, ctrl+end moves the cursor to the end of the table. Pressing ctrl+end again moves the cursor to the end of document.
Ctrl+Tab Inserts a tab stop (only in tables). Depending on the Window Manager in use, alt+tab may be used instead.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Up Jumps to start of table.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down Jumps to end of table.
Alt+Arrow Keys Increases or decreases the size of the column or row on the right or bottom cell edge.
Alt+Shift+Arrow Keys Increases or decreases the size of the column or row on the left or top cell edge.
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Arrow Keys Like Alt, but only the active cell is modified.
Alt+Insert Provides 3 seconds in Insert mode, during which time pressing an Arrow key inserts a row or column, or ctrl+arrow key will insert a cell.
Alt+Delete Provides 3 seconds in Delete mode, during which time pressing an Arrow key deletes a row or column, or ctrl+arrow key merges the active cell with the neighbouring cell.
Ctrl+Shift+T Removes cell protection from all selected tables. If no table is selected, then cell protection is removed from all of the tables in the document.
Ctrl+Shift+Delete If nothing is selected, the contents of the next cell will be deleted. If cells are selected, the whole row(s) of the selection will be deleted. If all rows are selected completely or partially, the entire table will be deleted

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minusplus3. Paragraph and Heading Tables
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Up Moves the active paragraph or selected paragraphs up one paragraph.
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Down Moves the active paragraph or selected paragraphs down one paragraph.
Tab The heading in format Heading X (X = 1–9) is moved down one level in the outline.
Shift+Tab The heading in format Heading X (X = 2–10) is moved up one level in the outline.
Ctrl+Tab At the start of a heading, inserts a tab stop. Depending on the Window Manager in use, Alt+Tab may be used instead. To change the heading level with the keyboard, first position the cursor in front of the heading.

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Sources: OpenOffice.org Wiki


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