Quick word processing shortcuts

A list of useful keyboard shortcuts when using Microsoft Word.

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Task Shortcut
Open a document
Ctrl + O
Close the current document Ctrl + W
Save a document
Ctrl + S
Open Help F1
Select all
Ctrl + A
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Undo an action
Ctrl + Z
Redo or repeat an action
Ctrl + Y
Bold Ctrl + B
Italic Ctrl + I
Underline Ctrl + U
Print a document Ctrl + P