From time to time, I mention helpful keyboard shortcuts for Word, Internet Explorer and other applications. Remembering all those shortcuts is tough! Here’s how you can remind yourself of those shortcuts in Microsoft Word:

  • Select Tools, then Customize, then the Options tab. Check the “Show Shortcut Keys in Screen Tips” box. Now when you move your mouse over a button, its shortcut will pop up.
  • Want a complete list of all the shortcuts Word has to offer? Select Tools, then Macros, then Macros. From the “Macros In” pull-down menu, select Word Commands, and then scroll down the list and pick List Commands. In Word XP, select Current Menu and Keyboard Settings (In Word 2003 you’ll have to click the Step Into button first), and click OK. Word will then create a document listing all the shortcuts for you.