Shortcuts in editing may be frowned upon, but when it comes to word processing, editing shortcuts are not only allowed, they’re essential. If you’re still fumbling around in the pull-down menus, fighting with features that won’t leave you alone, and wasting time on tasks that could be done with lightning speed, stop it right now!
Here are just a few shortcuts you can try:
Toggle tracking on and off: Ctrl+Shift+E.
Upper- or lowercase selected words: Shift+F3. Do it again. And again.
Show/hide hard returns and space marks: Ctrl+Shift+8.
Single-space the paragraph your cursor is in: Ctrl+1 (then, just for fun, Ctrl+A, then F4). Note: Ctrl+2 for double-spacing.
Jump to your previous editing location: Alt+Ctrl+Z.
Cursor by a paragraph or a word at a time: Ctrl + Arrow keys.
Remove all hyperlinks in a document: Ctrl+A, then Ctrl+Shift+F9.
Split/unsplit your screen: Alt+Ctrl+S.