Microsoft Publisher 2021 keyboard shortcuts

Microsoft Publisher 2021

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
55 days ago
- Shortcuts
These shortcuts are using the ribbon, that's the reason they're key sequences rather than usual "hold and press" hotkeys. To use these shortcuts, just tap the keys in given order, without holding them.
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Alt then J then D then S then E

Open Shape Effects menu

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Alt then J then D then S then E then S

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - Shadow Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then E then R

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - Reflection Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then E then G

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - Glow Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then E then E

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - Soft Edges Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then E then B

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - Bewel Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then E then D

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Effects - 3-D Rotation Gallery

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Alt then J then D then S then T

(then Tab through options) Open the Shape Styles Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E

Open the Picture effects menu

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Alt then J then P then P then E then S

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - Shadow Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E then R

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - Reflection Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E then G

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - Glow Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E then E

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - Soft Edges Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E then B

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - Bevel Gallery

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Alt then J then P then P then E then D

(then tab through options) Open the Picture effects - 3-D Rotation Gallery

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Alt then J then P then K

(then tab through options) Open the Picture Styles Gallery

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Alt then J then P then K then C

Clear Picture Style

All shortcuts below are usual hotkeys (contrary to Ribbon shortcuts above), meaning you'll need to hold Ctrl, Shift or Alt modifier key if that shortcut includes those.
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Ctrl + N

Open a new instance of Publisher

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Ctrl + O

Display the Open Publication dialog box

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Ctrl + F4

Close the current publication

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or Ctrl + W
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Ctrl + S

Display the Save As dialog box

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F3

Display the Find and Replace task pane, with the Find option selected

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or Ctrl + F
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or ↑   Shift + F4
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Ctrl + H

Display the Find and Replace task pane, with the Replace option selected

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F7

Check spelling

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↑   Shift + F7

Display the Thesaurus task pane

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Alt +

(click a word) Display the Research task pane

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Ctrl + A

Select all the text (If the cursor is in a text box, this selects all text in the current story; if the cursor is not in a text box, this selects all the objects on a page.)

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Ctrl + B

Make text bold

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Ctrl + I

Italicize text

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Ctrl + U

Underline text

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Make text small capital letters, or return small capital letters to upper and lower case

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Open the Font dialog

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy formatting

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste formatting

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Y

Turn Special Characters on or off

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Ctrl + Space

Return character formatting to the current text style

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Ctrl + =

Apply or remove subscript formatting

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + =

Apply or remove superscript formatting

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ]

Increase space between letters in a word (kerning)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [

Decrease space between letters in a word (kerning)

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Ctrl + ]

Increase font size by 1.0 point

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Ctrl + [

Decrease font size by 1.0 point

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + >

Increase to the next size in the Font Size box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + <

Decrease to the next size in the Font Size box

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Ctrl + E

Center a paragraph

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Ctrl + L

Align a paragraph on the left

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Ctrl + R

Align a paragraph on the right

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Ctrl + J

Align a paragraph on both sides (justified)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Distribute a paragraph evenly horizontally

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + J

Set newspaper alignment for a paragraph (East Asian languages only)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Display the Hyphenation dialog box

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Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Insert the current time

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Alt + ↑   Shift + D

Insert the current date

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Alt + ↑   Shift + P

Insert the current page number

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 0

Prevent the word from getting hyphenated if it occurs at the end of a line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy formatting from the selected text

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Apply copied formatting to text

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Ctrl + C

Copy the selected text or object

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or Ctrl + Insert
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Ctrl + X

Cut the selected text or object

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or ↑   Shift + Del
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Ctrl + V

Paste text or an object

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or ↑   Shift + Insert
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Del

Delete the selected object

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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X
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Ctrl + Z

Undo what you last did

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or Alt + Backspace
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Ctrl + Y

Redo what you last did

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or F4
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Nudge a selected object up, down, left, or right

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Alt +

If the selected object has a cursor in its text, nudge the selected object up, down, left, or right

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Alt + F6

Bring object to front

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Alt + ↑   Shift + F6

Send object to back

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F10

Turn Snap to Guides on or off

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or ↑   Shift + R
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or ↑   Shift + S
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or ↑   Shift + M
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Ctrl + A

Select all objects on the page (If your cursor is in a text box, this selects all the text in a story)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Group selected objects, or ungroup grouped objects

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Esc

Clear the selection from selected text

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Esc

Clear the selection from a selected object

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Esc

Select the object within the group — if that object contains selected text

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F5

Display the Go To Page dialog box

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or Ctrl + G
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Insert a page or a two-page spread. If you are creating a newsletter, it opens the Insert publication type Pages dialog box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Insert duplicate page after the selected page

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F5

Display the Go To Page dialog box.

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or Ctrl + G
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Ctrl + Page Down

Go to the next page

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Ctrl + Page Up

Go to the previous page

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Ctrl + M

Switch between the current page and the master page

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or Ctrl + M
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Turn Boundaries on or off

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Ctrl + F7

Turn Horizontal Baseline Guides on or off (not available in web view)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F7

Turn Vertical Baseline Guides on or off (East Asian languages only—not available in web view)

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F9

Switch between the current view and the actual size

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Zoom to full page view

These keyboard shortcuts are available when you're in Print view and affect the print preview pane.
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F9

Switch between the current view and the actual size

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Scroll up or down

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Scroll left or right

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Page Up

Scroll up in large increments

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or Ctrl +
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Page Down

Scroll down in large increments

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or Ctrl +
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Ctrl +

Scroll left in large increments

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Ctrl +

Scroll right in large increments

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Home

Scroll to the upper left corner of the page

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End

Scroll to the lower right corner of the page

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F5

Display the Go To Page dialog box

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or Ctrl + G
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Ctrl + Page Up

Go to the previous page

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Ctrl + Page Down

Go to the next page

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Ctrl + F6

Go to the next window (if you have multiple publications open)

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Ctrl + P

Exit Print Preview and display the Print view

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Esc

Exit Print Preview

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Ctrl + P

Open the Print dialog view

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Ctrl + K

Display the Insert Hyperlink dialog box (make sure your cursor is in a text box)

After you choose Send as Message (File > Share > Email), you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:
Note: Outlook needs to be open before you can send email messages. If Outlook isn't open, the message will be stored in your Outbox folder.
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Alt + S

Send the current page or publication

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Open the Address Book (cursor must be in the message header)

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Alt + K

Open the Design Checker (cursor must be in the message header)

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Ctrl + K

Check the names on the To, Cc, and Bcc lines (cursor must be in the message header)

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Alt + .

Open the Address Book with the To box selected (cursor must be in the message header)

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Alt + C

Open the Address Book with the Cc box selected (cursor must be in the message header)

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Alt + B

Open the Address Book with the Bcc box selected (cursor must be in the message header and the Bcc field must be visible)

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Alt + J

Go to the Subject box

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Alt + P

Open the Outlook Message Options dialog box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Open the Custom dialog box to create an email message flag (cursor must be in the email message header)

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Tab

Move the cursor to the next field in the email message header (cursor must be in the email message header)

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↑   Shift + Tab

Move the cursor to the previous field in the email message header

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Ctrl + Tab

Alternate between the insertion point in the email message header and the Send button in the Mailing toolbar

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Open the Address Book when the cursor is in the e-mail message header

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Alt + F8

Display the Macros dialog box

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Alt + F11

Display the Visual Basic editor


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Program information

Program name: Microsoft Publisher 2021 Microsoft Publisher 2021 (Productivity)

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing software developed by Microsoft. It focuses on the page layout and graphic design aspect, rather than text composition and proofreading in Microsoft Word. As of this shortcut list prepared, the latest version was Publisher 2021 which was released on October 5, 2021.

Web page: microsoft.com/microsoft-365/pu...

Last update: 12/5/2022 9:32 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 77%

More information >>

Updated: Updated program information. (3 updates.) 12/2/2022 3:26:06 PM New program added.
12/5/2022 10:30:35 AM Added some shortcuts.
12/5/2022 10:32:53 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 154

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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