Thursday's Tech Tips for Teachers! Microsoft Shortcuts!

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THIS THURSDAY'S TIP!
A Shortcut Cheat Sheet for Microsoft Word
I love Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Most of the tips for Word, will also work for PowerPoint.
 The more keyboard shortcuts you know, the quicker you will get your work done. You will not have to stop typing to reach over for the mouse to select something from the menu. Although the movement seems minimal, the more your hands reside on the keyboard, the quicker you can finish your document, PowerPoint or project. 
Want to center the next line? Ctrl + E
{Ctrl + E means to type and hold the Control Key then type E.}   
I organized today's cheat sheet alphabetically by the thing you are trying to do...would you like to make your test bold...it is right at the top, Bold highlighted section. Ctrl + B.
Description
Shortcut
Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + B
{Center} Aligns the line, or selected text, to the center of the screen.
Ctrl + E
Copy selected text.
Ctrl + C
Cut selected text.
Ctrl + X
{Date} Insert the current date.
Shift + Alt + D
Deletes word to left of cursor.
Ctrl + Backspace
Deletes word to right of cursor.
Ctrl + Del
Indent the paragraph.
Ctrl + M
Insert a cent sign. ¢
Ctrl + / + c
Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + I
{Justify} Aligns the line, or selected text, to justify the screen.
Ctrl + J
{Left} Aligns the line, or selected text, to the left of the screen.
Ctrl + L
{Link} Insert a link.
Ctrl + K
Moves mouse one word to the left.
Ctrl + left arrow
Moves one word to the right.
Ctrl + right arrow
Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + Home
Moves the cursor to the end of the document.
Ctrl + End
Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
Ctrl + up arrow
Moves to the end of the paragraph.
Ctrl + down arrow
Open find box.
Ctrl + F
Open the print window.
Ctrl + P
Paste.
Ctrl + V
Redo the last action performed.
Ctrl + Y
{Right} Aligns the line, or selected text, to the right of the screen.
Ctrl + R
Select all contents of the page.
Ctrl + A
{Time} Insert the current time.
Shift + Alt + T
Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + U
Undo last action.
Ctrl + Z

Click here to download a Cheat Sheet!
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9 comments

  1. After decades of owning a Mac, I have spent the last two years trying to figure out how to center a line of text on a PC. And now... Control E! YAY! And Control / c... Can't wait to use that one! Thanks, Fern I am leaving this post feeling so knowledgeable...

    Kim
    Finding JOY in 6th Grade

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    1. So glad it helped...I love the shortcut for the "cent" symbol!
      ~Fern

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  2. Thanks Fern! I knew some of the shortcuts but not all oh them. Thanks also for visiting my blog thru Farley's Currently. I will link here with a tech idea when I have more time! Here's a tech question for you (or anyone): on my blog I do not have a. 'Reply' feature on comments. How can I add that? Thanks again for visiting me at Teachers Are Terrific!

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    1. If you have commenting enabled on your blog, then threaded commenting will work provided you have your blog feed set to "Full," and have chosen the “Embedded" option as opposed to “Full page” or “Popup window.” To change your commenting settings, just go to the Comments section under Settings | Posts and comments.
      I hope that helps!
      ~Fern

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    2. Thanks I will try all that again. In the meantime I posted today about an art project we completed in my classroom. We use a blog site that has tons of art ideas so I linked with you about that. I display the steps to the project on my smart board and the kids follow along. Our little pug puppy pictures turned out great!

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  3. Thanks for the invite to link up - I am just discovering all the awesome edu-blogs and linking happening.... very exciting to connect with everyone

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