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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Creating New Keyboard Shortcuts

You probably know that Word contains hundreds of keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl+F for Find, Alt+Shift+X to insert an index entry, and so on. If you want, you can change those keyboard shortcuts or add new ones. When might you want to?

  • When you're switching from another word processor whose keyboard shortcuts you're accustomed to

  • When you find yourself often using a command or macro that doesn't come with a keyboard shortcut

Associating Keyboard Shortcuts with Commands, Symbols, Fonts, Macros, and Other Elements

Many existing toolbar buttons and menu items already have keyboard shortcuts. Others that you use quite often may not. Or, perhaps, you're comfortable with toolbar buttons, menus, and keyboard shortcuts that Word ...

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