Keyboard Shortcuts for MS Word, Chrome, and Slack
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  • 9th October 2023

Keyboard Shortcuts for MS Word, Chrome, and Slack

Keyboard shortcuts are great, as they really help to speed up your proofreading and editing. By avoiding the need to take your hands away from the keyboard, you’ll save time.

It’s best to adopt one keyboard shortcut at a time; choose those that you know will be useful to you so that you build up muscle memory quickly.

We have assumed that you are already aware of the well-known shortcuts, such as those for undo/redo, find/find and replace, and copy/paste. If you need a refresh, here’s a list of the most common keyboard shortcuts for PC and Mac.

MS Word Shortcuts

Toggle Capitalized / lowercase / ALL CAPS Shift + F3 Cmd + Shift + A
Insert a comment Ctrl + Alt + M Cmd + Option + A
Delete the next letter Delete Fn + Backspace

Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome

Function Windows
Open a new tab in the window Ctrl + T
Jump to tabs 1–8 Ctrl + 1–8
Jump to far-right tab Ctrl + 9
Jump to next tab Ctrl + Tab
Close tab Ctrl + W
Close window Alt + F4
Print/Save as PDF Ctrl + P
Reload page Ctrl + R
Zoom in/out Ctrl + + or -
Open link in a new tab
Open link in a new tab and go to that tab Ctrl + Shift + Mouse-click link
Switch between Chrome profiles Ctrl + Tab

General Keyboard Shortcuts

Function Windows
Screenshot (whole screen) Ctrl + Print screen
Screenshot (partial screen/select item) Windows key + Shift + S
Add a hyperlink to text/modify hyperlink Ctrl + K

Keyboard Shortcuts for Slack

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