Wordpad keyboard shortcuts


Search for the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box


Save the document as a new file

Ctrl + 1

Set single line spacing

Ctrl + 2

Set double line spacing

Ctrl + 5

Set line spacing to 1.5

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + B

Make selected text bold

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + D

Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing

Ctrl + E

Align text center

Ctrl + F

Search for text in a document

Ctrl + H

Replace text in a document

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

Ctrl + J

Justify text

Ctrl + L

Align text left

Ctrl + N

Create a new document

Ctrl + O

Open an existing document

Ctrl + P

Print a document

Ctrl + R

Align text right

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a document

Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo a change

Ctrl + =

Make selected text subscript

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + =

Make selected text superscript

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + >

Increase the font size

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + <

Decrease the font size

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Change characters to all capitals

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Change the bullet style

Ctrl +

Move the cursor one word to the left

Ctrl +

Move the cursor one word to the right

Ctrl +

Move the cursor to the previous line

Ctrl +

Move the cursor to the next line

Ctrl + Home

Move to the beginning of the document

Ctrl + End

Move to the end of the document

Ctrl + Page Up

Move up one page

Ctrl + Page Down

Move down one page

Ctrl + Del

Delete the next word

Alt + F4

Close WordPad

↑   Shift + F10

Show the context menu

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Program information

Program name: Wordpad (Text editing)

WordPad is a Windows program that you can use to create documents such as letters, notes and posters. It's less complicated than a full word processor but still lets you perform a range of tasks.

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