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How to do anything with paragraph format with keyboard

The following tips contain Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing style parameters of paragraph without mouse movements.

Adding callouts to objects

A callout is a type of text box that also includes a line for pointing to any location on the document. A callout is helpful when you need to identify and to explain parts of a picture.

Transpose words using the Replace feature

Just as you did in the Find tab, you can use wildcards in the Replace tab. Here's a wildcard trick that uses parentheses and backslash wildcards to transpose words.

Adjusting picture characteristics

There are few ways to modify picture settings.

Revealing document fields

As you work on a document, you normally see the results of the field codes that you've inserted instead of the actual codes themselves. Because of this, these field results may be difficult to distinguish from normal text, so Word has added a feature called shading that helps you to locate such results.

Creating, updating, locking and unlocking links

Automatic update of the embedded and linked objects is extremely powerful feature of Microsoft Word, but it could be boring for a large document. Locking a link prevents the object from being updated by the original application file, such as an Excel spreadsheet file.

Opening Documents

The Open dialog box,is your key to finding and retrieving Word documents.

Increase, decrease and change font size without mouse

This tip contains Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing font size.

How to switch to Symbol font for fast typing of Greek alphabet

Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can switch to Symbol font and use the corresponding Latin letters to enter Greek letters.