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Listing all the Commands Available in Word


One of the drawbacks of having so many commands and options available is that it can be difficult learning what and where they all are. Fortunately, Microsoft has included a macro in Word 2003 that will display a list of all the commands, their locations, and their shortcut keys. If you want to know everything there is to know about Word, start here!

1. From the Tools menu, select Macro

2. On the submenu, click Macros

3. In the Macro in drop-down, select Word commands

4. In the Macro name box, scroll to find ListCommands and select it

5. Click the Run button

6. When the List Commands box appears, select Current menu and keyboard settings for an abbreviated list or All word commands for an exhaustive list

7. Click the OK button

A table of the commands will appear in a new document. You can either print the document (make sure you have enough paper in your printer!), or you can save it to disk for future reference.

If you're using Word 2007, you can print a list of all the shortcut key assignments. You can also show Word's shortcut keys inside ScreenTips.

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