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How to do anything with paragraph format with keyboard

No matter what you are writing, a fictional book, a story for kids, a user manual, or a technical report, jumping between the text and ribbon buttons for formatting distracts from the work. Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing the paragraph alignment, style, etc. without mouse movements come to rescue.

How to start a new part of a document on an odd page

When you create a book or other specific type of a Microsoft Word document, you may need to start each new part of your paper on an odd page. This rule is a mandatory requirement of some publishers, even if it creates an empty page between two sections of the document:

How to put each Heading 1 on the new page

If you need to put each Heading 1 at the beginning of a new page, you can customize the existing Heading 1 style or create a new Heading style to put page breaks before the heading. Microsoft Word automatically inserts page breaks for such style.

How to create a multi-source citation

When you work with article, thesis, report and other documents, you may need to create a multi-source citation instead of simply joining several citations:

How to add keyboard shortcuts for styles

There are several useful shortcuts that can help to change the style settings of a paragraph without the mouse. But you can add other shortcuts for your own style or any existing style in Word 2016.

Change the default font and style for shapes in Word

When you create a shape in your document, it is created with the default style and any text that you type has the default font.

How to copy format easy and quickly

The simplest way to copy format from one character, word, paragraph, or other element in Microsoft Word, is to use the Format Painter button (on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group), but with keyboard shortcuts it is faster.

How to copy paragraph or numbering format without changing the text format

The simplest way to copy format from one character, word, paragraph, or other element in Microsoft Word, is to use the Format Painter button (on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group) or to use shortcuts (see How to copy format easy and quickly). But there is some trick how to copy font, indentation, etc. for elements such as paragraph or numbering and keep existing formatting inside the text.

Create a bibliography

If you use citations in your Word documents, you might need the bibliographic specs for each source that you have referenced.

Align text vertically on the page

You can align text between the top and bottom margins of a page if the text on the page does not fill the page. For example, centering text vertically often improves the appearance of short business letters or report cover pages.