Microsoft Publisher Shortcut keys -{A Complete List}

Microsoft Publisher: Microsoft Publisher is an application for publishing. Microsoft Publisher was officially launched in 1991. This was developed by Microsoft Corporation. The Microsoft Publisher is a publishing app for Desktop. To make your work easier, shortcuts are used. So in this article, we are going to see about Microsoft Publisher Shortcut keys -{A Complete List} in detail with their functions and features. If you want to know shortcuts for apps, games, and Browsers, check out our website. Without any further delay, let’s get into this guide.

Microsoft Publisher Shortcut keys
Microsoft Publisher

Last updated on Oct 8, 2021.

General shortcuts for Editing and Formatting:

Shortcut keys  Function
F3
Ctrl+F
Shift+F4
This key displays the Find and Replace task pane, with the Find option selected under Find or Replace, this shortcut may not work if the task pane is already open.
Ctrl+H This key displays the Find and Replace task pane, with the Replace option selected under Find or Replace this might not work if another task pane is already opened.
F7 Check spelling shortcut key.
Shift+F7 Use this key to find synonyms, you can use the research task pane.
Ctrl+A This key is to select all text in the current story If there is an insertion point in a text box, if not it selects all the objects on a page.
Ctrl+B To make the text bold, use this key.
Ctrl+I Use this key to italicize text.
Ctrl+U This key is used to underline text.
Ctrl+Shift+K To change letters into Upper case from the lower case or else to change lower case into upper case, use this key. (Not available in Web view).
Ctrl+Shift+S In order to select the Style box on the Formatting toolbar, use this key.
Ctrl+Shift+F Use this key to Select the Font box on the Formatting toolbar.
Ctrl+Shift+P On the Formatting toolbar to select the Font Size box.
Ctrl+Shift+C Copy formatting shortcut key.
Ctrl+Shift+V Paste formatting shortcut key.

More Editing and Formatting Shortcut keys:

Shortcut keys Action
Ctrl+Shift+Y To turn the Special Characters on or off, use this key.
Ctrl+Spacebar In order to Return character formatting to the current text style, use this key.
Ctrl+= This key is to apply or remove subscript formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+= This key is to apply or remove superscript formatting.
Ctrl+Shift+] To increase space between letters in a word, use this shortcut key.
Ctrl+Shift+[ Use this shortcut key to decrease space between letters in a word.
Ctrl+] Use this key to increase font size by 1.0 points.
Ctrl+[ You can use this key to decrease the font size by 1.0 points.
Ctrl+E Center alignment shortcut key.
Ctrl+L Left alignment shortcut key.
Ctrl+R Right alignment shortcut key.
Ctrl+J Justify shortcut key.
Ctrl+Shift+D In order to Set distributed alignment for a paragraph, this shortcut is only available if support for Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, or Korean is enabled through Microsoft Office Language Settings.
Ctrl+Shift+J To Set newspaper alignment for a paragraph, use this key.

More Editing and Formatting shortcut keys:

Shortcut keys Action
Ctrl+Shift+H Use this key to Display the Hyphenation dialog box, not available in web view.
Alt+Shift+T To insert the current time, use this key.
Alt+Shift+D This key is to insert the current date.
Alt+Shift+P Use this key to insert the current page number.
Ctrl+Shift+I This key is used to display the Mail and Catalog Merge task pane.
Ctrl+Shift+0 It will insert a zero-width non-breaking space.
Ctrl+1 Key to Set the current paragraph to single spacing.
Ctrl+2 Key to Set the current paragraph to double-spacing.
Ctrl+5 For to Set the current paragraph to 1.5 line spacing.
Ctrl+Shift+C This key is to copy formatting from text.
Ctrl+Shift+V To Apply copied formatting to text.

Shortcut keys for Copy, Cut, Paste, or Delete text or objects:

Shortcut keys  Function
Ctrl+C
Ctrl+Insert
To copy the selected text or object, use this key.
Ctrl+X
Shift+Delete
This key is to cut the selected text or object.
Ctrl+V
Shift+Insert
Key to paste text or an object.
Ctrl+Shift+X It will delete the selected object.

Shortcut keys for Undo or Redo action:

Shortcut key Action
Ctrl+Z

Alt+Backspace

To undo the last action, use this key.
Ctrl+Y
F4
Use these keys to redo the previous action.

Moving Objects shortcut keys:

Shortcut key Action
←↑→↓ You can use these keys to nudge a selected object up, down, left, or right.
Alt+ ←↑→↓ This key nudges the selected object up, down, left or right.

Zoom Shortcut keys:

Shortcut key Action
F9 This key is to Switch between the current view and the actual size.
Ctrl+Shift+L Full-view zoom shortcut key.

Shortcut keys for Layer, Group objects, Show or hide boundaries or guides:

Shortcut key Action
Alt+F6 In order to bring the object front, use this key.
Alt+Shift+F6 Use this key to send objects to the back.
Ctrl+A For to select all objects on the page.
Ctrl+Shift+G It will Group selected objects, or ungroup grouped objects.
Ctrl+T This key is used to Switch between making an object transparent or opaque.
Ctrl+Shift+O To Turn Boundaries and Guides on or off, press this key concurrently.
Ctrl+F7 For to Turn Horizontal Baseline Guides on or off. (Not available in Web view).
Ctrl+Shift+F7 It will Turn Vertical Baseline Guides on or off. (Not available in Web view).

Shortcut keys for Inserting Objects and Pages:

Shortcut keys Function
Ctrl+Enter To insert an object of the type selected on the Objects Toolbar or Insert menu, press this key concurrently.
F5
Ctrl+G
It will display the Go-To Page dialog box.
Ctrl+Shift+N This key is to insert a page after the selected page.
Ctrl+Shift+U If you want to insert a duplicate page after the selected page.
Ctrl+Page Down To Go to the next page.
Ctrl+Page Up Use this key to Go to the previous page.
Ctrl+M This key will Switch between the current page and the master page.

Verdict

In this guide, we have stated about the Microsoft Publisher Shortcut keys -{A Complete List} in detail with their Explanation. If you have any queries regarding this article, tell us in the comment box.

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