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Ann Byrne
 

Here is a list of Google docs key strokes.

Maybe it will help?

Keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs
Below, you'll find a list of keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs.
You might also want to use access keys to navigate the application menus with your keyboard:
Open the menu that you'd like to navigate. To find menu shortcuts, expand the sections below.
Type the underlined letter in the menu item that you'd like to select.
For example, follow these steps to insert a bookmark:
Open the Insert menu:
Alt + I (Chrome on Windows/Linux)
Alt + Shift + I (Internet Explorer or Firefox on Windows/Linux)
Ctrl + Option + I (Mac)
Notice that the letter B is underlined in Bookmark. Press B to select Bookmark.
PC shortcuts
Common actions
Copy
Ctrl + C
Cut
Ctrl + X
Paste
Ctrl + V
Undo
Ctrl + Z
Redo
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Insert or edit link
Ctrl + K
Open link
Alt + Enter
Show common keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl + /
Save
Every change is automatically saved in Drive
Ctrl + S
Print
Ctrl + P
Open
Ctrl + O
Find
Ctrl + F
Find and replace
Ctrl + H
Find again
Ctrl + G
Find previous
Ctrl + Shift + G
Word count
Ctrl + Shift + C
Hide the menus (compact mode)
Ctrl + Shift + F
Insert page break
Ctrl + Enter
Search the menus
Alt + /
Alt + Shift + Z
Google Chrome: Alt + Z
Text formatting
Bold
Ctrl + B
Italicize
Ctrl + I
Underline
Ctrl + U
Strikethrough
Alt + Shift + 5
Superscript
Ctrl + .
Subscript
Ctrl + ,
Copy text formatting
Ctrl + Alt + C
Paste text formatting
Ctrl + Alt + V
Clear text formatting
Ctrl + \
Ctrl + Space
Paragraph formatting
Increase paragraph indentation
Ctrl + ]
Decrease paragraph indentation
Ctrl + [
Apply normal text style
Ctrl + Alt + 0
Apply heading style [1-6]
Ctrl + Alt + [1-6]
Left align
Ctrl + Shift + L
Center align
Ctrl + Shift + E
Right align
Ctrl + Shift + R
Justify
Ctrl + Shift + J
Numbered list
Ctrl + Shift + 7
Bulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + 8
Move paragraph up/down
Alt + Shift + Up/down arrow
Images and drawings
Resize larger
Ctrl + Alt + K
Resize larger horizontally
Ctrl + Alt + B
Resize larger vertically
Ctrl + Alt + I
Resize smaller
Ctrl + Alt + J
Resize smaller horizontally
Ctrl + Alt + W
Resize smaller vertically
Ctrl + Alt + Q
Nudge up, down, left, or right
Arrow keys
Nudge by a pixel
Shift + Arrow keys
Rotate clockwise by 15°
Alt + Right arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 15°
Alt + Left arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 1°
Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 1°
Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Close drawing editor
Shift + Esc
Comments and footnotes
Insert comment
Ctrl + Alt + M
Open discussion thread
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + A
Enter current comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then C
Move to next comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then C
Move to previous comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then C
Insert footnote
Ctrl + Alt + F
Enter current footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then F
Move to next footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then F
Move to previous footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then F
More options for comment navigation
See <https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1701647>Keyboard shortcuts for comments and discussions
Menus
Context (right-click) menu
Ctrl + Shift + X
Ctrl + Shift + \
File menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + F
other browsers: Alt + Shift + F
Edit menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + E
other browsers: Alt + Shift + E
View menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + V
other browsers: Alt + Shift + V
Insert menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + I
other browsers: Alt + Shift + I
Format menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + O
other browsers: Alt + Shift + O
Tools menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + T
other browsers: Alt + Shift + T
Table menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + B
other browsers: Alt + Shift + B
Help menu
in Google Chrome: Alt + H
other browsers: Alt + Shift + H
Accessibility menu
(present when screen reader support is enabled)
in Google Chrome: Alt + A
other browsers: Alt + Shift + A
Input Tools menu
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + K
Toggle input controls
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
Ctrl + Shift + K
Show your browser's context menu
Shift + right-click
Text selection with keyboard
Select all
Ctrl + A
Extend selection one character
Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection one line
Shift + Up/down arrow
Extend selection one word
Ctrl + Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the line
Shift + Home
Extend selection to the end of the line
Shift + End
Extend selection to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + Shift + Home
Extend selection to the end of the document
Ctrl + Shift + End
Select current list item
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press E then I
Select all list items at current level
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press E then O
Text selection with mouse
Select word
Double-click
Extend selection one word at a time
Double-click + drag
Select paragraph
Triple-click
Extend selection one paragraph at a time
Triple-click + drag
Screen reader support
Enable screen reader support
<https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1632201>Learn more about using Google Docs with a screen reader
Ctrl + Alt + Z
Alt + Shift + ~
Speak selection
Ctrl + Alt + X
Speak from cursor location
Ctrl + Alt + R
Announce cursor location
holding Ctrl + Alt, press A then L
Announce formatting at cursor location
holding Ctrl + Alt, press A then F
Speak the table column and row header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then H
Speak the table cell location
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then N
Speak the table row header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then R
Speak the table column header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then C
Navigation shortcuts: Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts to let you move quickly through your document or table.
Move your focus to the next item with Ctrl + Alt + N followed by another key, or move backward to the previous item with Ctrl + Alt + P followed by another key.
Move quickly around a table by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Shift + T followed by another key.
Document navigation
Move to next heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then H
Move to previous heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then H
Move to next heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then [1-6]
Move to previous heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then [1-6]
Move to next graphic
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then G
Move to previous graphic
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then G
Move to next list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then O
Move to previous list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then O
Move to next item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then I
Move to previous item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then I
Move to next link
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then L
Move to previous link
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then L
Move to next bookmark
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then B
Move to previous bookmark
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then B
Move to next formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then W
Move to previous formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then W
Move to the next content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then R
Move to the previous content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then R
Table navigation
Move to the start of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then S
Move to the end of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then D
Move to the start of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then I
Move to the end of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then K
Move to the next table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then B
Move to the previous table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then V
Move to the start of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then J
Move to the end of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then L
Move to the next table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then M
Move to the previous table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then G
Exit table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then E
Move to the next table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press N then T
Move to the previous table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press P then T
Other navigation
Open research tool
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + I
Open revision history
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + G
Define selected word in research tool
Ctrl + Shift + Y
Page up
Page Up
Page down
Page Down
Move to next misspelling
Ctrl + '
Move to previous misspelling
Ctrl + ;
Insert or move to header
holding Ctrl + Alt, press O then H
Insert or move to footer
holding Ctrl + Alt, press O then F
Move focus to popup
(for links, bookmarks, and images)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then P
Open chat inside the document
Shift + Esc
Move focus out of document text
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + M
Return focus to document text
Esc
Focus containing webpage
(such as when using Docs in Google+ Hangouts)
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Mac shortcuts
Common actions
Copy
+ C
Cut
+ X
Paste
+ V
Undo
+ Z
Redo
+ Shift + Z
Insert or edit link
+ K
Open link
Option + Enter
Show common keyboard shortcuts
+ /
Save
Every change is automatically saved in Drive
+ S
Print
+ P
Open
+ O
Find
+ F
Find and replace
+ Shift + H
Find again
+ G
Find previous
+ Shift + G
Word count
+ Shift + C
Hide the menus (compact mode)
Ctrl + Shift + F
Insert page break
+ Enter
Search the menus
Option + /
Ctrl + Option + Z
Mozilla Firefox: Ctrl + ~
Text formatting
Bold
+ B
Italicize
+ I
Underline
+ U
Strikethrough
Option + Shift + 5
Superscript
+ .
Subscript
+ ,
Copy text formatting
+ Option + C
Paste text formatting
+ Option + V
Clear text formatting
+ \
Paragraph formatting
Increase paragraph indentation
+ ]
Decrease paragraph indentation
+ [
Apply normal text style
+ Option + 0
Apply heading style [1-6]
+ Option + [1-6]
Left align
+ Shift + L
Center align
+ Shift + E
Right align
+ Shift + R
Justify
+ Shift + J
Numbered list
+ Shift + 7
Bulleted list
+ Shift + 8
Move paragraph up/down
Option + Shift + Up/down arrow
Images and drawings
Resize larger
+ Ctrl + K
Resize larger horizontally
+ Ctrl + B
Resize larger vertically
+ Ctrl + I
Resize smaller
+ Ctrl + J
Resize smaller horizontally
+ Ctrl + W
Resize smaller vertically
+ Ctrl + Q
Nudge up, down, left, or right
Arrow keys
Nudge by a pixel
Shift + Arrow keys
Rotate clockwise by 15°
Option + Right arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 15°
Option + Left arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 1°
Option + Shift + Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 1°
Option + Shift + Right arrow
Close drawing editor
+ Esc
Shift + Esc
Comments and footnotes
Insert comment
+ Option + M
Open discussion thread
+ Option + Shift + A
Enter current comment
holding Ctrl + , press E then C
Move to next comment
holding Ctrl + , press N then C
Move to previous comment
holding Ctrl + , press P then C
Insert footnote
+ Option + F
Enter current footnote
holding Ctrl + , press E then F
Move to next footnote
holding Ctrl + , press N then F
Move to previous footnote
holding Ctrl + , press P then F
More options for comment navigation
See <https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1701647>Keyboard shortcuts for comments and discussions
Menus
Context (right-click) menu
+ Shift + X
File menu
Ctrl + Option + F
Edit menu
Ctrl + Option + E
View menu
Ctrl + Option + V
Insert menu
Ctrl + Option + I
Format menu
Ctrl + Option + O
Tools menu
Ctrl + Option + T
Table menu
Ctrl + Option + B
Help menu
Ctrl + Option + H
Accessibility menu
(present when screen reader support is enabled)
Ctrl + Option + A
Input Tools menu
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
+ Option + Shift + K
Toggle input controls
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
+ Shift + K
Show your browser's context menu
Shift + right-click
Text selection with keyboard
Select all
+ A
Extend selection one character
Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection one line
Shift + Up/down arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the line
Shift + Fn + Left arrow
Extend selection to the end of the line
Shift + Fn + Right arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the document
+ Shift + Up arrow
Extend selection to the end of the document
+ Shift + Down arrow
Select current list item
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press E then I
Select all list items at current level
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press E then O
Text selection with mouse
Select word
Double-click
Extend selection one word at a time
Double-click + drag
Select paragraph
Triple-click
Extend selection one paragraph at a time
Triple-click + drag
Screen reader support
Enable screen reader support
<https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1632201>Learn more about using Google Docs with a screen reader
Option + + Z
Speak selection
Ctrl + + X
Speak from cursor location
Ctrl + + R
Announce cursor location
holding Ctrl + , press A then L
Announce formatting at cursor location
holding Ctrl + , press A then F
Speak the table column and row header
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then H
Speak the table cell location
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then N
Speak the table row header
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then R
Speak the table column header
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then C
Navigation shortcuts: Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts to let you move quickly through your document or table.
Move your focus to the next item with Ctrl + + N followed by another key, or move backward to the previous item with Ctrl + + P followed by another key.
Move quickly around a table by pressing Ctrl + + Shift + T followed by another key.
Document navigation
Move to next heading
holding Ctrl + , press N then H
Move to previous heading
holding Ctrl + , press P then H
Move to next heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + , press N then [1-6]
Move to previous heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + , press P then [1-6]
Move to next media
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + , press N then G
Move to previous media
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + , press P then G
Move to next list
holding Ctrl + , press N then O
Move to previous list
holding Ctrl + , press P then O
Move to next item in the current list
holding Ctrl + , press N then I
Move to previous item in the current list
holding Ctrl + , press P then I
Move to next link
holding Ctrl + , press N then L
Move to previous link
holding Ctrl + , press P then L
Move to next bookmark
holding Ctrl + , press N then B
Move to previous bookmark
holding Ctrl + , press P then B
Move to next formatting change
holding Ctrl + , press N then W
Move to previous formatting change
holding Ctrl + , press P then W
Move to the next content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + , press N then R
Move to the previous content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + , press P then R
Table navigation
Move to the start of the table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then S
Move to the end of the table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then D
Move to the start of the table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then I
Move to the end of the table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then K
Move to the next table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then B
Move to the previous table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then V
Move to the start of the table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then J
Move to the end of the table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then L
Move to the next table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then M
Move to the previous table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then G
Exit table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then E
Move to the next table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press N then T
Move to the previous table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press P then T
Other navigation
Open research tool
+ Option + Shift + I
Open revision history
+ Option + Ctrl + G
Define selected word in research tool
+ Shift + Y
Page up
Fn + Up arrow
Page down
Fn + Down arrow
Move to next misspelling
+ '
Move to previous misspelling
+ ;
Insert or move to header
holding Ctrl + , press O then H
Insert or move to footer
holding Ctrl + , press O then F
Move focus to popup
(for links, bookmarks, and images)
holding Ctrl + , press E then P
Open chat inside the document
Shift + Esc
Move focus out of document text
+ Option + Shift + M
Return focus to document text
Esc
Focus containing webpage
(such as when using Docs in Google+ Hangouts)
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Chrome OS shortcuts
Common actions
Copy
Ctrl + C
Cut
Ctrl + X
Paste
Ctrl + V
Undo
Ctrl + Z
Redo
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Insert or edit link
Ctrl + K
Open link
Alt + Enter
Show common keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl + /
Save
Every change is automatically saved in Drive
Ctrl + S
Print
Ctrl + P
Open
Ctrl + O
Find
Ctrl + F
Find and replace
Ctrl + H
Find again
Ctrl + G
Find previous
Ctrl + Shift + G
Word count
Ctrl + Shift + C
Hide the menus (compact mode)
Ctrl + Shift + F
Insert page break
Ctrl + Enter
Search the menus
Alt + Z
Alt + /
Text formatting
Bold
Ctrl + B
Italicize
Ctrl + I
Underline
Ctrl + U
Strikethrough
Alt + Shift + 5
Superscript
Ctrl + .
Subscript
Ctrl + ,
Copy text formatting
Ctrl + Alt + C
Paste text formatting
Ctrl + Alt + V
Clear text formatting
Ctrl + \
Paragraph formatting
Increase paragraph indentation
Ctrl + ]
Decrease paragraph indentation
Ctrl + [
Apply normal text style
Ctrl + Alt + 0
Apply heading style [1-6]
Ctrl + Alt + [1-6]
Center align
Ctrl + Shift + E
Right align
Ctrl + Shift + R
Justify
Ctrl + Shift + J
Numbered list
Ctrl + Shift + 7
Bulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + 8
Images and drawings
Resize larger
Ctrl + Alt + K
Resize larger horizontally
Ctrl + Alt + B
Resize larger vertically
Ctrl + Alt + I
Resize smaller
Ctrl + Alt + J
Resize smaller horizontally
Ctrl + Alt + W
Resize smaller vertically
Ctrl + Alt + Q
Nudge up, down, left, or right
Arrow keys
Nudge by a pixel
Shift + Arrow keys
Rotate clockwise by 15°
Alt + Right arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 15°
Alt + Left arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 1°
Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 1°
Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Close drawing editor
Ctrl + Esc
Shift + Esc
Comments
Insert comment
Ctrl + Alt + M
Open discussion thread
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + A
Enter current comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then C
Move to next comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then C
Move to previous comment
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then C
Insert footnote
Ctrl + Alt + F
Enter current footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then F
Move to next footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then F
Move to previous footnote
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then F
More options for comment navigation
See <https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1701647>Keyboard shortcuts for comments and discussions
Menus
Context (right-click) menu
Ctrl + Shift + X
File menu
Alt + F
Edit menu
Alt + E
View menu
Alt + V
Insert menu
Alt + I
Format menu
Alt + O
Tools menu
Alt + T
Table menu
Alt + B
Help menu
Alt + H
Accessibility menu
(present when screen reader support is enabled)
Alt + A
Input Tools menu
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + K
Toggle input controls
(available in documents in non-Latin languages)
Ctrl + Shift + K
Text selection with keyboard
Select all
Ctrl + A
Extend selection one character
Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection one line
Shift + Up/down arrow
Extend selection one word
Ctrl + Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the paragraph
Ctrl + Shift + Up arrow
Extend selection to the end of the paragraph
Ctrl + Shift + Down arrow
Select current list item
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press E then I
Select all list items at current level
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press E then O
Text selection with mouse
Select word
Double-click
Extend selection one word at a time
Double-click + drag
Select paragraph
Triple-click
Extend selection one paragraph at a time
Triple-click + drag
Screen reader support
Enable screen reader support
<https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1632201>Learn more about using Google Docs with a screen reader
Ctrl + Alt + Z
Alt + Shift + ~
Speak selection
Ctrl + Alt + X
Speak from cursor location
Ctrl + Alt + R
Announce cursor location
holding Ctrl + Alt, press A then L
Announce formatting at cursor location
holding Ctrl + Alt, press A then F
Speak the table column and row header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then H
Speak the table cell location
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then N
Speak the table row header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then R
Speak the table column header
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then C
Navigation shortcuts: Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts to let you move quickly through your document or table.
Move your focus to the next item with Ctrl + Alt + N followed by another key, or move backward to the previous item with Ctrl + Alt + P followed by another key.
Move quickly around a table by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Shift + T followed by another key.
Document navigation
Move to next heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then H
Move to previous heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then H
Move to next heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then [1-6]
Move to previous heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then [1-6]
Move to next graphic
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then G
Move to previous graphic
(image or drawing)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then G
Move to next list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then O
Move to previous list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then O
Move to next item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then I
Move to previous item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then I
Move to next link
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then L
Move to previous link
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then L
Move to next bookmark
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then B
Move to previous bookmark
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then B
Move to next formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then W
Move to previous formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then W
Move to the next content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then R
Move to the previous content change in the current revision
(while using revision history)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then R
Table navigation
Move to the start of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then S
Move to the end of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then D
Move to the start of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then I
Move to the end of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then K
Move to the next table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then B
Move to the previous table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then V
Move to the start of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then J
Move to the end of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then L
Move to the next table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then M
Move to the previous table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then G
Exit table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then E
Move to the next table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press N then T
Move to the previous table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press P then T
Other navigation
Open research tool
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + I
Open revision history
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + G
Define selected word in research tool
Ctrl + Shift + Y
Page up
Alt + Up arrow
Page down
Alt + Down arrow
Move to beginning of document
Ctrl + Search + Left arrow
Move to end of document
Ctrl + Search + Right arrow
Move to next misspelling
Ctrl + '
Move to previous misspelling
Ctrl + ;
Insert or move to header
holding Ctrl + Alt, press O then H
Insert or move to footer
holding Ctrl + Alt, press O then F
Move focus to popup
(for links, bookmarks, and images)
holding Ctrl + Alt, press E then P
Open chat inside the document
Shift + Esc
Move focus out of document text
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + M
Return focus to document text
Esc
Focus containing webpage
(such as when using Docs in Google+ Hangouts)
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Android shortcuts
Common actions
Copy
Ctrl + C
Cut
Ctrl + X
Paste
Ctrl + V
Undo
Ctrl + Z
Redo
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Insert comment
Ctrl + Alt + M
Insert page break
Ctrl + Enter
Text formatting
Bold
Ctrl + B
Italicize
Ctrl + I
Underline
Ctrl + U
Strikethrough
Alt + Shift + 5
Superscript
Ctrl + .
Subscript
Ctrl + ,
Clear text formatting
Ctrl + \
Paragraph formatting
Increase paragraph indentation
Ctrl + ]
Decrease paragraph indentation
Ctrl + [
Apply normal text style
Ctrl + Alt + 0
Apply heading style [1-6]
Ctrl + Alt + [1-6]
Left align
Ctrl + Shift + L
Center align
Ctrl + Shift + E
Right align
Ctrl + Shift + R
Justify
Ctrl + Shift + J
Numbered list
Ctrl + Shift + 7
Bulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + 8
Text selection with keyboard
Select all
Ctrl + A
Extend selection one character
Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection one line
Shift + Up/down arrow
Extend selection one word
Ctrl + Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection to beginning/end of paragraph
Ctrl + Shift + Up/down arrow
Document navigation
Page up/down
Alt + Up/down arrow
Return focus to document text
Esc, Esc
Move to next heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then H
Move to previous heading
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then H
Move to next heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then [1-6]
Move to previous heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then [1-6]
Move to next list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then O
Move to previous list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then O
Move to next item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then I
Move to previous item in the current list
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then I
Move to next formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press N then W
Move to previous formatting change
holding Ctrl + Alt, press P then W
Table navigation
Move to the start of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then S
Move to the end of the table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then D
Move to the start of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then I
Move to the end of the table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then K
Move to the next table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then B
Move to the previous table column
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then V
Move to the start of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then J
Move to the end of the table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then L
Move to the next table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then M
Move to the previous table row
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then G
Exit table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press T then E
Move to the next table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press N then T
Move to the previous table
holding Ctrl + Alt + Shift, press P then T
iOS shortcuts
Common actions
Copy
+ C
Cut
+ X
Paste
+ V
Undo
+ Z
Redo
+ Shift + Z
Insert comment
+ Option + M
Text formatting
Bold
+ B
Italicize
+ I
Underline
+ U
Strikethrough
Option + Shift + 5
Superscript
+ .
Subscript
+ ,
Clear text formatting
+ \
Paragraph formatting
Increase paragraph indentation
+ ]
Decrease paragraph indentation
+ [
Apply normal text style
+ Option + 0
Apply heading style [1-6]
+ Option + [1-6]
Left align
+ Shift + L
Center align
+ Shift + E
Right align
+ Shift + R
Justify
+ Shift + J
Numbered list
+ Shift + 7
Bulleted list
+ Shift + 8
Move paragraph up/down
Ctrl + Shift + Up/down arrow
Text selection with keyboard
Select all
+ A
Extend selection one character
Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection one line
Shift + Up/down arrow
Extend selection one word
+ Shift + Left/right arrow
Extend selection to beginning/end of paragraph
+ Shift + Up/down arrow
Document navigation
Page up/down
Fn + Up/down arrow
Return focus to document text
Esc, Esc
Move to next heading
holding Ctrl + , press N then H
Move to previous heading
holding Ctrl + , press P then H
Move to next heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + , press N then [1-6]
Move to previous heading [1-6]
holding Ctrl + , press P then [1-6]
Move to next list
holding Ctrl + , press N then O
Move to previous list
holding Ctrl + , press P then O
Move to next item in the current list
holding Ctrl + , press N then I
Move to previous item in the current list
holding Ctrl + , press P then I
Move to next formatting change
holding Ctrl + , press N then W
Move to previous formatting change
holding Ctrl + , press P then W
Table navigation
Move to the start of the table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then S
Move to the end of the table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then D
Move to the start of the table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then I
Move to the end of the table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then K
Move to the next table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then B
Move to the previous table column
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then V
Move to the start of the table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then J
Move to the end of the table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then L
Move to the next table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then M
Move to the previous table row
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then G
Exit table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press T then E
Move to the next table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press N then T
Move to the previous table
holding Ctrl + + Shift, press P then T
Some shortcuts might not work for all languages or keyboard formats.

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