How to Create Your Own Shortcut on Microsoft Word 2007

Microsoft Word word processor created by Microsoft. It was first released in 1983 under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems. This is part of the Microsoft Office system, but the product is sold independently and included in Microsoft Works Suite. Since 2003 version of the brand was revised to emphasize the identity component of Office Word, Microsoft launched the PC version, called Microsoft Office Word instead of just Microsoft Word. Version 2010 seems to be called as Microsoft Word, again.

The more you use Microsoft Word 2007, the more likely you are out for some commands. After a while, choosing these commands through Ribbon tabs maybe you will boring, so Word allows you to define your own keyboard shortcut to your favourite commands.

To assign a keystroke shortcut to command, you can follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Word 2007

2. Click the Office Button (on the top left). MS Word Free Download Full Version A pull-down menu will appears.

3. Click the Word Options button and the Word Options window will appears.

4. Click Customize in the left pane. The Word Options window displays various Customization options.

5. Click the Customize button (at the bottom of window). The Customize Keyboard dialog box appears.

6. Click on a tab name (such as Home, Insert or Page Layout) in the Categories box. The commands box lists all the available commands stored within that tab name. Choose and click a command in the commands box that you want to setup it’s shortcut.

7. Click in the Press New Shortcut Key text box. Then, press a unique keystroke combination, such as Ctrl+F8 or Alt+7.

8. Click Assign. Word will assigns your keystroke to your chosen command. If the keyboard shorcut you choose is already assigned, Word will alert you.