Shortcuts for Formatting Text in Outlook

 

Here a list of useful keyboard shortcuts that will help you move faster around Microsoft Outlook. It's sure to save you lots of time.

1.Shortcuts for Formatting Text in Outlook:

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Make letters bold

Ctrl+B

Make letters italic.

Ctrl+I

Underline

Ctrl+U

Display the Format menu.

Alt+O

Display the Font dialog box.

Ctrl+Shift+P

Switch case (with text selected).

Shift+F3

Format letters as small capitals.

Ctrl+Shift+K

Add bullets.

Ctrl+Shift+L

Increase indent.

Ctrl+T

Decrease indent.

Ctrl+Shift+T

Left align.

Ctrl+L

Center.

Ctrl+E

Increase font size.

Ctrl+] or Ctrl+Shift+>

Decrease font size.

Ctrl+[ or Ctrl+Shift+<

Cut.

Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete

Copy.

Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert

Paste.

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert

Clear formatting.

Ctrl+Shift+Z or Ctrl+Spacebar

Delete the next word.

Ctrl+Shift+H

Stretch a paragraph to fit between the margins.

Ctrl+Shift+J

Apply styles.

Ctrl+Shift+S

Create a hanging indent.

Ctrl+T

Insert a hyperlink.

Ctrl+K

Left align a paragraph.

Ctrl+L

Right align a paragraph.

Ctrl+R

Reduce a hanging indent.

Ctrl+Shift+T

Remove paragraph formatting.

Ctrl+Q

 

2. Common commands

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Save (except in Tasks).

Ctrl+S or Shift+F12

Save and close (except in Mail).

Alt+S

Save as (only in Mail).

F12

Undo.

Ctrl+Z or Alt+Backspace

Delete an item.

Ctrl+D

Print.

Ctrl+P

Copy an item.

Ctrl+Shift+Y

Move an item.

Ctrl+Shift+V

Check names.

Ctrl+K

Check spelling.

F7

Flag for follow-up.

Ctrl+Shift+G

Forward.

Ctrl+F

Send or post or invite all.

Alt+S

Enable editing in a field (except in Mail or Icon view).

F2

Left align text.

Ctrl+L

Center text.

Ctrl+E

Right align text.

Ctrl+R