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How to Make Your Own Word Keyboard Shortcuts

In an average day, there’s a good chance you use Command+C and Command+V to copy and paste items in your documents. These and similar shortcuts make creating and organizing papers much easier and more efficient, as well as streamlining your daily computer tasks into a few quick clicks. But what if there’s no set shortcut for the action you use most often?

It’s simple to make your own keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word.

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Go to File > Options > Customize Ribbon.

On the Customize Ribbon screen, click the Customize the ribbon and keyboard shortcuts tab, and select Customize. From there, you can see your currently assigned shortcuts. To make a new one, simply select the command you want to shortcut, and enter one that’s easy to remember.