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Part IV. Appendixes > Appendix A. Keyboard Shortcuts - Pg. 451

Keyboard Shortcuts A As in most programs, many of Word's functions can be accessed with key combi- nations. In fact, Word supports more built-in key combinations than just about any other program I've used. Don't be overwhelmed by the large number of combina- tions, though. Find the few that represent frequent tasks and start with those. Word also allows you to assign your own key combinations, as described in Chapter 3. Key combinations you assign override any built-in combinations they may conflict with. The tables in this chapter list all of the documented key combinations in Word and many undocumented ones as well. The tables are grouped by function. Each table focuses on a certain topic in Word, such as selecting text, applying character for- matting, or working with tables. Turn on the Function Key Display Toolbar Word includes a toolbar named Function Key Display (Figure A-1) that shows the action associated with pressing each func- tion key (F1, etc.). Press Ctrl, Alt, or Ctrl-Shift and the display changes to show what the function keys will do in combination with the keys being pressed. Table A-1. General Program Keys Key Ctrl-N Ctrl-O or F3 or Ctrl-F12 Ctrl-S or Action Create a new document. Open a document. Save a document. 451