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Office Shortcuts 2016
To choose a presentation display mode: select Windows + P, whether you’re giving a presentation or are using multiple monitors, it’s simple to switch settings
Use windows + Plus Sign or Minus Sign: The Plus Sign key (+) zooms you in, the Minus Sign key (-) zooms you out. This lets you see small text on a webpage or to check out the pixels in a photo
To refresh or update the active window on your PC press F5, this is really useful if you are using the internet.
To minimise all open windows on your PC and show the desktop press Windows + D, or if you use a Mac press Option + Apple + M to de-clutter your screen.
Ctrl + Z (Apple + Z if you use a Mac): this is the shortcut for undo; it’s a really speedy way of reversing mistakes or restoring accidentally deleted files. Try it!
Ctrl + A selects everything (Apple + A if you use a Mac): the contents of an entire open email message, folder, Word document, current Excel sheet contents or even internet page.
In Word, to insert the current date in to a document select Alt + Shift + D. To insert the current time, use Alt + Shift + T.
Use Ctrl + B to bold text, Ctrl + I to italicise text and Ctrl + U to underline text. This works with most text editors, including versions in browsers.
Use Ctrl + K to insert a hyperlink into a document, including online text editors.
Use Ctrl + P to print in any application, including web browsers. Use Ctrl + S to save a document and Ctrl + O to open a previously saved document. Ctrl + F can be used to find anything within the document!