Google Docs (PC) keyboard shortcuts

Google Docs (PC)  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 months ago
- Shortcuts
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Ctrl + /

Show a list of keyboard shortcuts

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Alt + /

Search menus

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Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + X

Cut

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Ctrl + V

Paste

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste without formatting

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Ctrl + Z

Undo

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo

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Ctrl + K

Insert or edit link

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Alt + ⤶ Enter

Open link

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Ctrl + /

Show common keyboard shortcuts

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Ctrl + S

Save (Every change is automatically saved in Drive)

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Ctrl + P

Print

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Ctrl + O

Open

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Ctrl + F

Find

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Ctrl + H

Find and replace

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Ctrl + G

Find again

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Find previous

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Hide the menus (compact mode)

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Insert page break

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Alt + /

Search the menus

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or Alt + ↑   Shift + Z
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Alt + Z

(Chrome) Search the menus

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Ctrl + Y

Repeat last action

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + Z

Switch to editing

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + X

Switch to suggesting

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Switch to viewing

Text formatting:
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Ctrl + B

Bold

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Ctrl + I

Italicize

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Ctrl + U

Underline

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Alt + ↑   Shift + 5

Strikethrough

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Ctrl + .

Superscript

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Ctrl + ,

Subscript

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Ctrl + Alt + C

Copy text formatting

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Ctrl + Alt + V

Paste text formatting

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Ctrl + \

Clear text formatting

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or Ctrl + Space
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + .

Increase font size

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ,

Decrease font size

Paragraph formatting:
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Ctrl + ]

Increase paragraph indentation

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Ctrl + [

Decrease paragraph indentation

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Ctrl + Alt + 0

Apply normal text style

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Ctrl + Alt + 1

… to 6: Apply heading style

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Left align

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Center align

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Right align

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + J

Justify

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 7

Numbered list

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 8

Bulleted list

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 9

Checklist

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +   

Move paragraph up/down

Images and drawings:
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Ctrl + Alt + Y

Alt text

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Ctrl + Alt + K

Resize larger

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Ctrl + Alt + B

Resize larger horizontally

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Ctrl + Alt + I

Resize larger vertically

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Ctrl + Alt + J

Resize smaller

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Ctrl + Alt + W

Resize smaller horizontally

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Ctrl + Alt + Q

Resize smaller vertically

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Alt +

Rotate clockwise by 15°

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Alt +

Rotate counterclockwise by 15°

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Rotate counterclockwise by 1°

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Rotate clockwise by 1°

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↑   Shift + Esc

Close drawing editor

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Comments

and footnotes:

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Ctrl + Alt + M

Insert comment

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Open discussion thread

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Ctrl + Alt + E then C

Enter current comment

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Ctrl + Alt + F

Insert footnote

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Ctrl + Alt + E then F

Move to current footnote

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Ctrl + Alt + N then F

Move to next footnote

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Ctrl + Alt + P then F

Move to previous footnote

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Ctrl + Alt + N then U

Move to next suggestion

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Ctrl + Alt + P then U

Move to previous suggestion

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Ctrl + Alt + O then U

Review suggested edits

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Ctrl + Alt + N then C

Move to next comment

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Ctrl + Alt + P then C

Move to previous comment

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Open comment history

Use keyboard shortcuts on selected comments:
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R

Reply to current comment

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J

Move to next comment

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K

Move to previous comment

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E

Resolve current comment

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U

Exit current comment

Menus:
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Context (right-click) menu

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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + \
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or ↑   Shift + F10
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Alt + F

(Chrome) File menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + F

(other browsers) File menu

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Alt + E

(Chrome) Edit menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + E

(other browsers) Edit menu

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Alt + V

(Chrome) View menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + V

(other browsers) View menu

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Alt + I

(Chrome) Insert menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + I

(other browsers) Insert menu

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Alt + O

(Chrome) Format menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + O

(other browsers) Format menu

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Alt + T

(Chrome) Tools menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + T

(other browsers) Tools menu

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Alt + H

(Chrome) Help menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + H

(other browsers) Help menu

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Alt + A

(Chrome) Accessibility menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + A

(other browsers) (present when screen reader support is enabled) Accessibility menu

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Input Tools menu

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Input Tools menu (available in documents in non-Latin languages)

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↑   Shift +

Show your browser's context menu

Text selection with keyboard:
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Ctrl + A

Select all

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Ctrl + Alt + U then A

Select none

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↑   Shift +   

Extend selection one character

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↑   Shift +   

Extend selection one line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +   

Extend selection one word

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↑   Shift + Home

Extend selection to the beginning of the line

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↑   Shift + End

Extend selection to the end of the line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Home

Extend selection to the beginning of the document

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + End

Extend selection to the end of the document

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + E then I

Select current list item

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + E then O

Select all list items at current level

After selecting one section of text, Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Left/right arrow. Use left/right arrow to move to a separate section of text you also want to select: Select multiple sections of text
Text selection with mouse:
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Select word

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+

Extend selection one word at a time

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Select paragraph

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+

Extend selection one paragraph at a time

The shortcuts below help you work with a screen reader. Before you use them, turn on screen reader support. Learn how to turn on screen reader support.
Screen reader support:
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Ctrl + Alt + Z

Enable screen reader support

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or Alt + ↑   Shift + ~
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Ctrl + Alt + H

Enable braille support

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Ctrl + Alt + A then X

Verbalize selection

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Ctrl + Alt + A then R

Verbalize from cursor location

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Ctrl + Alt + A then L

Announce cursor location

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Ctrl + Alt + A then F

Announce formatting at cursor location

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then H

Verbalize table row and column headers

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then N

Verbalize table cell location

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then R

Verbalize table row header

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then C

Verbalize table column header

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + R

Show live edits

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Ctrl + Alt + A then C

Verbalize comment

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Ctrl + Alt + A then A

Verbalize comment anchor

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Ctrl + Alt + A then S

Verbalize selection formatting

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A then L

Verbalize cursor location

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A then W

Verbalize word count

Two groups of shortcuts below help you move quickly through your document or table:
Move to the next or previous item with Ctrl + Alt + n or Ctrl + Alt + p followed by another key.
Move quickly around a table with Ctrl + Alt + Shift + t followed by another key.
Document navigation:
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Ctrl + Alt + A then H

Show outline

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Ctrl + Alt + N then H

Move to next heading

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Ctrl + Alt + P then H

Move to previous heading

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Ctrl + Alt + N then 1

… to 6: Move to next heading

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Ctrl + Alt + P then 1

… to 6: Move to previous heading

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Ctrl + Alt + N then G

Move to next graphic (image or drawing)

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Ctrl + Alt + P then G

Move to previous graphic (image or drawing)

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Ctrl + Alt + N then O

Move to next list

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Ctrl + Alt + P then O

Move to previous list

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Ctrl + Alt + N then I

Move to next item in the current list

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Ctrl + Alt + P then I

Move to previous item in the current list

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Ctrl + Alt + N then L

Move to next link

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Ctrl + Alt + P then L

Move to previous link

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Ctrl + Alt + N then B

Move to next bookmark

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Ctrl + Alt + P then B

Move to previous bookmark

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Ctrl + Alt + N then W

Move to next formatting change

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Ctrl + Alt + P then W

Move to previous formatting change

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Ctrl + Alt + N then R

(while viewing revision history or new changes) Move to next edit

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or Ctrl + Alt + K
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Ctrl + Alt + P then R

(while viewing revision history or new changes) Move to previous edit

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or Ctrl + Alt + J
Table navigation:
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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then S

Move to the start of the table

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then D

Move to the end of the table

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then I

Move to the start of the table column

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then K

Move to the end of the table column

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then B

Move to the next table column

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then V

Move to the previous table column

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then J

Move to the start of the table row

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then L

Move to the end of the table row

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then M

Move to the next table row

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then G

Move to the previous table row

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T then E

Exit table

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + N then T

Move to the next table

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + P then T

Move to the previous table

Other tools and navigation:
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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + H

Open revision history

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + I

Open Explore tool

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Ctrl + Alt + X

Open spelling/grammar

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or F7
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Y

Open dictionary

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Word count

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

(available in Chrome browsers) Start voice typing

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Ctrl + Alt + .

Go to side panel

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or Ctrl + Alt + ,
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Page Up

Page up

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Page Down

Page down

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Ctrl + '

Move to next misspelling

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Ctrl + ;

Move to previous misspelling

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Ctrl + Alt + O then H

Insert or move to header

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Ctrl + Alt + O then F

Insert or move to footer

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Ctrl + Alt + E then P

(for links, bookmarks, and images) Move focus to popup

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + M

Move focus out of editing area

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Alt +

Show person or group info


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Program information

Program name: Google Docs (PC) Google Docs (PC) (Text editing)

Google Docs is a free online word processor developed by Google. It allows to create and edit documents. Multiple users can edit the same document in real-time and edits are tracked. Other persons can see another editor's position. Google Docs was initially released in March 2006.

Web page: google.com/docs/about

How easy to press shortcuts: 50%

More information >>

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 8/23/2022 11:26:42 AM New program added.
8/23/2022 11:30:18 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 188

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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