How to create shortcuts

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If you are the one of those who care about productivity of the work and tend to use keyboard instead of using a mouse to open menus and run commands, you might be interested how to reveal keyboard shortcuts and add more shortcuts to Word.

To add shortcut keys, do the following:

   1.   Click the Microsoft Office Button ms office button , and then click Word Options.

Word 2007 Options

   2.   Click Customize.

Customize Ribbon in Word 2007

   3.   Near label Keyboard shortcuts: click Customize... to see the Customize Keyboard dialog box:

Customize Keyboard in Word 2007

   4.   To add a keyboard shortcut, select the menu and the command you want to use. In the Press New Shortcut Key box, press the key combination you want to use. Click Assign to apply the change to the document, and then click Close to close the dialog box.

Customize Keyboard

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