The best Word keyboard shortcuts for Mac

Knowing the keyboard shortcuts included in the Microsoft Office suite applications will help you manage your documents much faster, and as a consequence, be more productive. Note that the shortcuts that Microsoft proposes for its applications on Mac are scarce, especially if we compare them with the Windows version. However, the company insists that most of the shortcuts for Windows that are activated by the Control key, work on Mac when using the Cmd key. In any case, if you are an Office and Mac user, this compilation will be very useful to you.

Basic Functions

  • Save: Cmd + S
  • Copy: Cmd + C
  • Paste: Cmd + V
  • Cut: Cmd + X
  • Copy the selection format: Cmd + Shift + C
  • Paste the format to the selection: Cmd + Shift + V
  • Undo: Cmd + Z
  • Redo: Cmd + Y
  • Print: Cmd + P
  • New window: Cmd + N
  • Open: Cmd + O
  • Close program: Cmd + Q
  • Hide the rest of the applications: Option + Cmd + H
  • Minimize window: Cmd + M

Text format

  • Center paragraph: Cmd + E
  • Justify paragraph: Cmd + J
  • Align the paragraph on the left: Cmd + L
  • Align the paragraph on the right: Cmd + R
  • Remove the indentation from a paragraph: Cmd + SHIFT + M
  • Create a French indent: Cmd + T
  • Remove a French indent: Cmd + SHIFT + T
  • Normal line space: Cmd + 1
  • Single line spacing: Cmd + 2
  • Line spacing at 1.5: Cmd + 5
  • Select all: Cmd + A
  • Search: Cmd + F
  • Insert hyperlink: Cmd + K
  • Increase the font size: Cmd + SHIFT + >
  • Decrease the font size: Cmd + SHIFT + <
  • Apply the format of everything in capital letters: Cmd + SHIFT + A
  • Apply bold: Cmd + B
  • Apply underline: Cmd + U
  • Apply italics: Cmd + I
  • Apply strikethrough: Cmd + SHIFT + X