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Using nonbreaking and optional hyphens

Use the nonbreaking hyphen, non-breaking hyphen, or no-break hyphen to avoid breaking phrases or terms at the end of the line. With nonbreaking hyphens, the entire expression or term wraps to the next line instead of breaking. An optional hyphen has the opposite effect. It allows breaking words at the specified positions.

Using keyboard to move the cursor and scroll document

You can use the keyboard to move the insertion point and scroll document.

Navigating in a Table

There are several keyboard combinations that are useful when you work with a table:

Reviewing comments from the specific reviewer

Sometimes you need to search for a comment or comments from specific reviewers.

Review the text formatting quickly using the Reveal Formatting task pane

This feature allows you to quickly review the font and paragraph formatting (and section formatting) used in your text.

11 Shortcut Keys to control font format

This tip contains Shortcut Keys for formatting.

Quick typing of mathematical and other symbols

Mathematical and other texts require a large number of special symbols that are not present on the keyboard. To simplify this task, you can assign a shortcut for frequently used symbol.

Time saving tips with AutoText

If you're a fan of the way AutoText worked in earlier versions of Word, you may be dismayed to see it buried as one of the Galleries in the Building Blocks Organizer. Fortunately, it's as easy as ever to create and retrieve an AutoText entry using the F3 key.

Insert current date and time quickly in a Word document

If you need to add a current date or time stamp, Word provides two shortcut keys that do this for you.

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