Frequently Asked Question

Tips for Using Word
Last Updated 2 years ago

In Your Browser:

  • To start, create a blank document, or use a template
  • To share your document...
    • Click on Share in the top right corner
    • Enter the name or email address you want to share it with, and it will send them a link
    • Or, you can copy the link and send it in any format you desire
  • To save, do nothing! Word automatically saves your work for you

In the Desktop App

  • To start, create a blank document, or search to use a template
  • To share your document...
    • Click on Share in the top right corner
    • Enter the name or email address you want to share it with, and if you want them to be able to edit, or just view
    • Click share and it will send them a link
  • To save, press Ctrl + S or click File, then Save

Keyboard Shortcuts (for Windows):

  • Undo: Ctrl + Z
  • Redo: Ctrl + Y
  • Save: Ctrl + S
  • Copy: Ctrl + C
  • Paste: Ctrl + V
  • Select All: Ctrl + A
  • Apply Bold Formatting: Ctrl + B
  • Apply Italic Formatting: Ctrl + I
  • Apply Underline Formatting: Ctrl + U
  • For a full list of shortcuts on all devices, click here

For more information, visit:https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Word-Quick-Start-aafc163a-3a06-45a9-b451-cb7250dcbaa1?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#ID0EAABAAA=Overview

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