Keyboard shortcuts are nothing but combinations of keyboard keys which enable us to perform certain functions quite easily without switching the input operations between keyboard and mouse repeatedly. WordPad is one such application that almost all of us use regularly. Apart from the traditional process of performing the functions using mouse, we use the keyboard shortcuts for some functions like Select All, Copy, Cut, Paste, Open, Print etc. Apart from these most frequent used key combinations there are many more that you perhaps are not accustomed with. Check them out!

keyboard shortcuts for wordpad

List of Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

F3 Search for the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box
F10 Display keytips
F12 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 the entire document
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+equal (=) Make selected text subscript
Ctrl+Shift+equal (=) Make selected text superscript
Ctrl+Shift+greater than (>) Increase the font size
Ctrl+Shift+less than (<) Decrease the font size
Ctrl+Shift+A Change characters to all capitals
Ctrl+Shift+L Change the bullet style
Ctrl+Left arrow Move the cursor one word to the left
Ctrl+Right arrow Move the cursor one word to the right
Ctrl+Up arrow Move the cursor to the previous line
Ctrl+Down arrow 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+Delete Delete the next word
Alt+F4 Close WordPad
Shift+F10 Show the current shortcut menu


Nick is a Software Engineer. He has interest in gadgets and technical stuffs. If you are facing any problem with your Windows, feel free to ask him.


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