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The function of the CTRL key itself will not work if users press the CTRL key only. To know the function of the Ctrl key, this key must be paired with other keys. Following are the functions of the CTRL key paired with another keys used in MS Word 2007.

Key Description
Ctrl + 0 Add or remove one line space preceding a paragraph.
Ctrl + 1 Single-space lines.
Ctrl + 2 Double-space lines.
Ctrl + 5 Set 1.5-line spacing.
Ctrl + Alt + 1 Apply the Heading 1 style.
Ctrl + Alt + 2 Apply the Heading 2 style.
Ctrl + Alt + 3 Apply the Heading 3 style.
  Control Key MS Word 1    Control Key MS Word 3    Control Key MS Word 2  
Ctrl + A Extend a selection to include the entire document.
Select entire document.
Ctrl + B Apply/remove bold formatting.
Ctrl + C Copy the selected text or object.
Ctrl + D Open the Font dialog box to change the formatting of characters.
Ctrl + E Switch a paragraph between centered and left-aligned.
Ctrl + F Find text, formatting, and special items. After the window is closed, press Ctrl + Alt + Y to repeat.
Ctrl + G Go to a page, bookmark, footnote, table, comment, graphic, or other location.
Ctrl + H Replace text, specific formatting, and special items.
Ctrl + I Apply/remove italic formatting.
Ctrl + J Switch a paragraph between justified and left-aligned.
Ctrl + K Insert a hyperlink.
Ctrl + L Left align a paragraph.
Ctrl + M Increase indent a paragraph from the left. Press Ctrl + Shift + M to decrease the indent.
Ctrl + N Create a new document of the same type as the current or most recent document.
Ctrl + O Open a document.
Ctrl + P Print a document.
Ctrl + Q Remove paragraph formatting.
Ctrl + R Switch a paragraph between right-aligned and left-aligned.
Ctrl + S Save a document.
Ctrl + T Create a hanging indent. Press Ctrl + Shift + T to return to the previous indent.
Ctrl + U Apply/remove an underline.
Ctrl + V Paste text or an object or paste the most recent addition to the Office Clipboard. Press Ctrl + Alt + V to display Paste Special dialog box.
Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4 Close a document or close the active window.
Ctrl + X Cut the selected text or object or cut selected text to the Office Clipboard.
Ctrl + Y Redo the last action.
Ctrl + Z Undo the last action.
Ctrl + Alt + C Insert the copyright symbol
Ctrl + Alt + D Insert an endnote.
Ctrl + Alt + F Insert a footnote.
Ctrl + Alt + I Switch in or out of print preview.
Ctrl + Alt + K Start AutoFormat.
Ctrl + Alt + M Insert a comment.
Ctrl + Alt + N Switch to Draft view.
Ctrl + Alt + O Switch to Outline view.
Ctrl + Alt + P Switch to Print Layout view.
Ctrl + Alt + R Insert the registered trademark symbol
Ctrl + Alt + T insert the trademark symbol
Ctrl + Alt + V Paste special
Ctrl + Alt + Y Repeat find (after closing Find and Replace window).
Ctrl + Alt + Z Switch between the last four places that you have edited.
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S Open Styles task pane.
Ctrl + Shift + A Apply/remove the format of all letters as capitals.
Ctrl + Shift + C Copy formats.
Ctrl + Shift + D Apply/remove double-underline text.
Ctrl + Shift + E Turn change tracking on or off.
Ctrl + Shift + F Open the Font dialog box to change the font.
Ctrl + Shift + G Open the Word Count dialog box.
Ctrl + Shift + H Apply hidden text formatting.
Ctrl + Shift + K Format letters as small capitals.
Ctrl + Shift + M Remove a paragraph indent from the left.
Ctrl + Shift + N Apply the Normal style.
Ctrl + Shift + Q Change the selection to the Symbol font.
Ctrl + Shift + S Open Apply Styles task pane.
Ctrl + Shift + T Reduce a hanging indent.
Ctrl + Shift + V Apply copied formatting (paste formatting) to text.
Ctrl + Shift + W Aplly/remove underline words but not the spaces.
Ctrl + F1 Hide or show the Ribbon.
Ctrl + F2 Choose the Print Preview command (Microsoft Office Button ).
Ctrl + F3 Cut to the Spike.
Ctrl + F4 Close the window.
Ctrl + F6 When more than one window is open, switch to the next window.
Ctrl + F9 Insert an empty field.
Ctrl + F10 Maximize or restore a selected window.
Ctrl + F11 Lock a field.
Ctrl + F12 Choose the Open command (Microsoft Office Button ).
Ctrl + F12 or Ctrl + O Display the Open dialog box.
Ctrl + Alt + F1 Display Microsoft System Information.
Ctrl + Alt + F2 Choose the Open command (Microsoft Office Button ).
Ctrl + Shift + F3 Insert the contents of the Spike.
Ctrl + Shift + F5 Edit a bookmark.
Ctrl + Shift + F6 Switch to the previous window.
Ctrl + Shift + F7 Update linked information in a Microsoft Office Word source document.
Ctrl + Shift + F8, and then use the Arrow keys; press ESC to cancel selection mode Extend a selection (or block).
Ctrl + Shift + F9 Unlink a field.
Ctrl + Shift + F11 Unlock a field.
Ctrl + Shift + F12 Choose the Print command (Microsoft Office Button ).
Ctrl + [ Decrease font size 1 point.
Ctrl + ] Increase font size 1 point.
Ctrl + Del Delete one word to the right.
Ctrl + End Move to the end of a document or to the last preview page when zoomed out.
Ctrl + Enter A page break
Ctrl + Shift + End Extend a selection to the end of a document.
Ctrl + Shift + Enter A column break
Ctrl + = Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing).
Ctrl + + or
Ctrl + Shift=
Apply superscript formatting (automatic spacing).
Ctrl + Home Move to the beginning of a document or to the first preview page when zoomed out.
Ctrl- Create a non breaking (optional) Hyphen or an en Dash
Ctrl + Shift + Home Extend a selection to the beginning of a document.
Ctrl + AltHome Open a list of browse options. Press the Arrow keys to select an option, and then press Enter to browse through a document by using the selected option.
Ctrl + _ or
Ctrl + Shift + -
Create a non breaking Hyphen
Ctrl + Alt- Create an em Dash
Ctrl + * or
Ctrl + Shift8
Hide/display nonprinting characters, paragraph mark, and other hidden formatting symbols.
(asterisk (*) on numeric keypad does not work)
Ctrl + < or
Ctrl + Shift + ,
Decrease the font size.
Ctrl + > or
Ctrl + Shift + .
Increase the font size.
Ctrl + Down Arrow (↑) One paragraph Down
Ctrl + Up Arrow (↓) One paragraph up
Ctrl + Left Arrow (←) Move one word to the left.
Ctrl + Right Arrow (→) Move one word to the right.
Ctrl + Shift + Down Arrow (↓) Extend a selection to the end of a paragraph.
Ctrl + Shift + Left Arrow (←) Select or unselect one word to the left.
Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow (→) Select or unselect one word to the right.
Ctrl + Shift + Up Arrow (↑) Extend a selection to the beginning of a paragraph.
Ctrl + Pg Down Move to the top of the next page or to the next edit location.
Ctrl + Pg Up Move to the top of the previous page or to the previous edit location.
Ctrl + Alt + Pg Down To the end of the window
Ctrl + Alt + Pg Up To the top of the window
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Pg Down Extend a selection to the end of a window.
Ctrl + Tab Switch to the next tab in a dialog box. When a menu is active, move to a task pane (you may need to press Ctrl + Tab more than once). Insert a tab character in a cell (table).
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Switch to the previous tab in a dialog box.
Ctrl + Spacebar Display the full set of commands on the task pane menu. Remove paragraph or character formatting.
Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar Create a non breaking space.
Ctrl + Alt + . (Period) An ellipsis
Ctrl + Backspace Delete one word to the left.
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