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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Word

In Word, you can create custom keyboard shortcuts to supplement the built-in keyboard shortcuts. Creating your own keyboard shortcuts to give the commands you need the most can be a great help in working fast and smoothly in Word.

To create custom keyboard shortcuts, open the Customize Keyboard dialog box like this:

  1. Right-click any Ribbon tab to display its context menu.
  2. Click Customize the Ribbon to display the Ribbon pane in the Word Options dialog box.
  3. Click the Customize button next to the Keyboard Shortcuts label at the bottom.

You can then work in the Customize Keyboard dialog box, as explained in Figure 6–16.

Figure 6–16. In Word, you can use the Customize Keyboard dialog box to create ...

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