Best Word Shortcuts for Writers PC

SELECT AND MOVE TEXT
CTRL + A Select all
F8 Toggle between selecting word,
sentence, paragraph, and all
CTRL + Shift + Select word to the right of the cursor
CTRL + Shift + Select word to the left of the cursor
CTRL + Shift + Select paragraph above the cursor
CTRL + Shift + Select paragraph below the cursor
CTRL + C Copy
CTRL + X Cut
CTRL + V Paste
CTRL + F3 Spike text (i.e., cut multiple chunks
of text and save them all on the
clipboard)
CTRL + Shift + F3 Paste spiked text

JUSTIFY THINGS
CTRL + L Left justify text
CTRL + R Right justify text
CTRL + E Center text
CTRL + Shift + L Bulletize text

INSERT COOL THINGS
CTRL + ALT + (minus on number pad) Insert em dash
CTRL + (minus on number pad) Insert en dash
Right-click + New comment Insert a comment
Right-click + Link Insert a link

INSERT BREAKS
CTRL + Enter Insert page break Shift + Enter Insert manual line break CTRL + Shift + Enter Insert nonbreaking space

FORMAT THINGS
Shift + F3 Toggle between all caps, lowercase, and initial caps CTRL + B Boldface CTRL + I Italicize CTRL + U Underline CTRL + Shift + = Superscript CTRL + = Subscript CTRL + Shift + > Increase font size by two points CTRL + Shift + < Decrease font size by two points

NAVIGATE IN A NIFTY WAY
Shift + F5 Go to the last place you were editing
ALT + CTRL + Z Toggle between the last four places you were editing
CTRL + Jump one word to the right
CTRL + Jump one word to the left
CTRL + Jump to the top of the paragraph above CTRL + Jump to the top of the paragraph below CTRL + F Find an item CTRL + H Find and replace an item

DO THINGS, THEN UNDO THEM!
CTRL + Z
Undo CTRL + Y Redo
F4 Repeat previous action