Navigate a Document in Microsoft Word 2010 Using Hotkeys

Edited by Thor, Crystal, Eng

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video I'm going to show you some Hotkey Commands in Microsoft Word 2010 that will help you navigate through a word document and highlight text in a faster more efficient way without having to use the mouse.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help
Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas24 939028.jpg
Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing I'm going to show you is a way to select text
    .
    Use arrows to put the cursor where you would like it, press the shift button, then press down and you can highlight and select text very quickly. This is very useful, it's a lot easier than using the mouse and having to get the position right. You can just use the arrow keys in the bottom right-hand corner of the computer.
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas43 451907.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Now with the text selected I can do a number of functions such as cutting it using Ctrl+X
    .
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas76 607749.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Or Ctrl+V to paste the text back in
    .
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas79 167162.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    The next thing I'm going to show you involves moving the cursor, moving around the document
    .
    As you can see, we're currently here.
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas101 266566.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    If I want to move around I'm going to use the arrows but obviously it's only going to move one letter at a time
    .
    If I press Ctrl+Right or Left Arrow I will move one word at a time. It is a lot faster than scrolling one letter at a time. So if you want to get somewhere and you don't want to use the mouse or the mouse pad, you can scroll very quickly by scrolling one word at a time using Ctrl+Right or Left Arrow.
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas125 715708.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    We can also move and scroll one paragraph at a time
    .
    This is also very quick. I could just press down and scroll through the pages and it's quite fast, but it isn't exactly what I want to do. If I press Ctrl+Up or Down Arrow it's going to scroll to the last or next paragraph. This gives you a little more control over what's happening and it can also be very fast if you need it to be. This helps you jump to the next paragraph in a fast efficient way.
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas204 387747.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  7. 7
    To save you even more time, there's an option to return to the place you were when you closed the document
    .
    If you close the document and then reopen it, you can press Shift+F5 and this will take you back to the place you were before you closed the document, the place you were last time, the place you finished.
    Document Navigation Word 2010 with Hotkeys.mp4-canvas261 06717.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  8. 8
    This is how to navigate a Microsoft Word 2010 document in a simpler and more efficient manner
    .
    If you have any suggestions or questions please leave them in the comment section below. You've been watching VisiHow.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
    Advertisement

Video: Navigate a Document in Microsoft Word 2010 Using Hotkeys.

Referencing this Article

If you need to reference this article in your work, you can copy-paste the following depending on your required format:

APA (American Psychological Association)
Navigate a Document in Microsoft Word 2010 Using Hotkeys. (2016). In VisiHow. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017, from http://visihow.com/Navigate_a_Document_in_Microsoft_Word_2010_Using_Hotkeys

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

MLA (Modern Language Association) "Navigate a Document in Microsoft Word 2010 Using Hotkeys." VisiHow, visihow.com/Navigate_a_Document_in_Microsoft_Word_2010_Using_Hotkeys Accessed 23 Jun 2017.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Chicago / Turabian VisiHow.com. "Navigate a Document in Microsoft Word 2010 Using Hotkeys." Accessed Jun 23, 2017. http://visihow.com/Navigate_a_Document_in_Microsoft_Word_2010_Using_Hotkeys.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Microsoft Suites

Recent edits by: Crystal, Thor

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 233 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No