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January 29, 2008

Common Office Keyboard Shortcuts

Filed under: MS Office, Tips & Tricks — Tags: — Duane @ 8:12 pm

It constantly amazes me that people who seem to know how to touch type, do not know common keyboard shortcuts in the programs they use to make their life easier. While I won’t give you all of them (I don’t know all of them myself) I will give you some of the common ones in this post that are usable anywhere in Office programs.

Functions Keys

  • F1 – Help
  • F2 – Rename/edit 
  • F5 – Refresh (IE)
  • F7 – Spellcheck
  • F9 – Refresh (Office programs, Send/Receive for Outlook)
  • F12 – Save As
  • Alt F4 – Exit Program

And F12 as Save As is probably the biggest one I think people should know.


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