Some keyboard shortcuts in earlier versions of Microsoft Word no longer work as expected in Microsoft Office Word 2007. This article describes the changes to keyboard shortcuts in Word 2007 compared to the keyboard shortcuts in earlier versions of Word.
The following table lists the keyboard shortcuts that have changed in Word 2007. Additionally, the table describes the behavior of the keyboard shortcut in an earlier version of Word and describes the new behavior of the keyboard shortcut in Word 2007.
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|Keyboard shortcut||Old behavior||New behavior|
|CTRL+SHIFT+F||Selects the Font list on the Formatting toolbar. If the Formatting toolbar cannot be seen, CTRL+SHIFT+F displays the Font dialog box.||Displays the Font dialog box.|
|CTRL+SHIFT+G||Displays the Word Count dialog box. If the Word Count toolbar is displayed, the Word Count Statistics list is selected.||Displays the Word Count dialog box.|
|CTRL+SHIFT+P||Selects the Font Size list on the Formatting toolbar. If the Formatting toolbar cannot be seen, CTRL+SHIFT+P displays the Font dialog box.||Displays the Font dialog box.|
|CTRL+SHIFT+S||Selects the Style list on the Formatting toolbar. If the Formatting toolbar cannot be seen, CTRL+SHIFT+S displays the Style dialog box.||Displays the Apply Styles task pane.|
|ALT+N||If the AutoText toolbar is displayed and text is selected, ALT+N displays the Create AutoText dialog box. Also, an AutoText entry name is suggested in the Create AutoText dialog box.||Triggers the KeyTip that starts with N on the active tab.|
|ALT+R||Changes the view to Reading Layout. If Reading Layout is active, ALT+R displays the Research task pane.||Displays the Review tab. If the Review tab is active, ALT+R displays the Research task pane.|
For more information about keyboard shortcuts in Word, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
List of keyboard shortcuts for Word 2002, Word 2003, and Word 2007
For more information about keyboard shortcuts for Word 2007 and about how to use the keyboard to navigate the Office Fluent Ribbon, visit the following Web site to review the “Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Office Word” Office Online article: