Google Docs Shortcuts  

Uploaded by bernd, updated on 12/21/2011
Platform: Mac OS/ English

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minusplus1. Navigate Google Docs
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Jump one character to the left / to the right
Command+Arrow Left/ Command+Arrow Right Jump one word to the left / to the right
End/Home Jump to the end of a line / beginning of a line
Arrow Down/Arrow Up Jump one line down / one line down
Command+Arrow Down/ Command+Arrow Up Jump one paragraph down / one paragraph up
Page Down/Page Up Jump one screen down/ one screen up
Command+End/Command+Home Jump to end / to beginning of document

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minusplus2. Select Text
Shift+Arrow Right/ Shift+Arrow Left Extend selection one character to the right / to the left
Command+Shift+Arrow Right/ Command+Shift+Arrow Left Extend selection one word to the right / to the left
Shift+End/ Shift+Home Extend selection to the end / to beginning of a line
Shift+Arrow Down/ Shift+Arrow Up Extend selection one line down / one line up
Shift+Page Down/ Shift+Page Up Extend selection one screen down / one screen up
Command+Shift+End/ Command+Shift+Home Extend selection to end / to beginning of document
Command+a Extend selection to entire document / select all

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minusplus3. Format Text
Command+b Bold
Command+i Italicize
Command+u Underline
Command+. Superscript
Command+, Subscript
Command+Option+c Copy formatting
Command+Option+v Paste formatting
Command+\ Clear formatting (or Command+Space)
Command+Option+0 (zero) Normal paragraph style
Command+Option+16 Header style 1 ... Header style 6
Command+Shift+l Left alignment
Command+Shift+e Center alignment
Command+Shift+r Right alignment
Command+Shift+j Full justify
Command+Shift+7 Numbered list
Command+Shift+8 Bulleted list

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minusplus4. Manage Google Docs
Option+Shift+f Move focus to menu bar
Command+p Print
Command+s Save
Command+Shift+f Compact controls
Shift+right-click Show your browser's right-click options
Shift+Esc Chat

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minusplus5. Edit Documents
Command+X, Command+C, Command+v Cut, Copy, Paste
Command+z Undo
Command+y Redo
Tab Increase paragraph indentation
Shift+Tab Decrease paragraph indentation
Command+k Insert link
Command+Shift+y Get definitions
Command+Option+f Insert footnote
Command+f Find
Command+Shift+c Word count

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minusplus6. Jump to Sections within Documents
Command+Option+o then h* Move to header. Press Escape to leave header
Command+Option+o, then f* Move to footer. Press Escape to leave footer
Command+Option+n then h* Move to next heading
Command+Option+n then 16* Move to next heading 1-6
Command+Option+p then h* Move to previous heading
Command+Option+p then 16* Move to previous heading 1-6
Command+Option+f then E Move to current footnote
Command+; Move to next misspelling
*Keep Command+ALT pressed after first letter

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minusplus7. Comment View
Command+Option+p Open discussion view
Command+Option+m Insert comment
j Select next comment
k Select previous comment
e Resolve comment
Esc Move focus outside of input box
k Select previous
Shift+Enter or Command+Enter Submit comment

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minusplus8. Discussion View
j Select next
k Select previous
u or Escape Close discussion view
e Resolve
Shift+Enter or Command+Enter Submit comment

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