## Shortcuts in Word 2016

### How to quickly insert Double strike or Blackboard bold symbols in Word equations

**Double strike**or

**Blackboard bold**is a typeface style that is often used for certain symbols in mathematical texts, in which certain lines of the symbol (usually vertical or near-vertical lines) are doubled. The symbols usually denote number sets (see some of usual symbols below).

### Displaying Word Count Statistics

Sometimes you need to see a word count statistics without obtaining
readability information.
For example, you have a limit on how many words a document can be for a particular assignment. Usually, journals, magazines, and newspapers restrict the size of the article.

### How to see the current shortcut keys for the toolbar button

Sometimes people don't use shortcut keys because they don't know them. Word proposes a very easy way to know
the current shortcut keys for the toolbar button to use it in the future.

### Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation

In Word 2016 equation many symbols can be inserted using a

**\+**:*name of the symbol*### Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation

In Word 2016 equations many mathematical symbols can be inserted using the

**\+**(how to insert Greek symbols, see Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation):*name of the symbol*### Working with Microsoft Equation

**Microsoft Equation**helps you add fractions, exponents, integrals, and so on to Word documents. You start building an equation by opening

**Microsoft Equation**:

### Adding commands to the Quick Access Toolbar

Suppose you'd like to add a couple more commands to the

**Quick Access**toolbar. Also, say you're a big fan of**AutoText**, which lets you assign long strings of text to a couple keystrokes. You can add the**AutoText**button to the**Quick Access Toolbar**, so you can quickly create and use**AutoText**to collect frequently used commands.### Collapse the Ribbon to get more space on screen

When you need as much space as possible on screen to view a document, you can collapse (or minimize) the

**Ribbon**and then restore it very simple.### Change the default font in documents

When you create a new blank document, any text you type appears in the default font, which is called

**Calibri**, at a font size of**11**points, which is a standard size for text in everyday documents (such as letters or reports).### 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.