About this lesson
Learn these shortcut tips that will expedite your design time.
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Creative Ideas - Keyboard Shortcuts
Learn the common keyboard shortcuts in Publisher to increase your productivity.
When to use
Every time you use Publisher 2016, you will become faster and more efficient when you incorporate these common keyboard shortcuts.
Begin by opening the corresponding Exercise File with this lesson, or to go File, New and find the “Business Newsletter” called Trader News. Use Page 1 for this lesson.
Follow along with the video and practice the following keyboard commands:
Publisher Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl B for bold text
Ctrl U for underline
Ctrl I for italic
Ctrl Shift = for superscript
Ctrl = for subscript
Ctrl Spacebar removes all formats from the highlighted text
Ctrl Shift f or p opens the font menu
Ctrl Shift > increases the font size by a half point
Ctrl Shift < decreases the font size by a half point
Ctrl F “find”
Ctrl H “find/replace”
- Double click any word to select that word (faster than click and drag over the letters)
- Triple click any word to select a paragraph (faster that click and drag over a paragraph)
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