WordPerfect key strokes defined

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This article lists all the WordPerfect keystrokes and what they do in Microsoft Word when the "Navigation Keys for WordPerfect Users" and "Help for WordPerfect Users" are activated.

To Turn On/Off Help for WordPerfect Users in Word, do the following:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the General tab, check to select or clear the "Navigation Keys for WordPerfect Users" and the "Help for WordPerfect Users" check boxes, and then click OK.


"Navigation Keys for WordPerfect Users" changes the arrow and DELETE keys' functions.

NOTE: The HOME key needs to be used with an arrow key.
   WordPerfect           Action in Word 

   HOME+LEFT ARROW       Moves the insertion point to the beginning of a

   HOME+RIGHT ARROW      Moves the insertion point to the end of a

   END                   Moves the insertion point to the end of
                         the line.

   PAGE UP               Moves the insertion point up a screen.

   PAGE DOWN             Moves the insertion point down a screen.

   CTRL+HOME             Edit, Go To.

   ESC+LEFT ARROW        Moves insertion point eight spaces to the left.
                         You can change the number of spaces by typing the
                         number you want at the status prompt. For example,
                         ESC+20+LEFT ARROW takes you 20 spaces to the left.
                         RIGHT ARROW, UP ARROW, and DOWN ARROW function the
                         same way.

   DELETE                Causes Word to ask in the status bar "Delete
                         Block?" if there is selected text in the document.
"Help for WordPerfect Users" changes the way the function keys work. For example, when you choose F2, a help screen appears showing how to use the Edit, Find command.
   WordPerfect           Action in Word 

   F1                    Cancel an action.
   SHIFT+F1              Brings up Help for WordPerfect Users control
   ALT+F1                Thesaurus

   F2                    Search forward.
   ALT+F2                Replace.
   CTRL+F2               Spell.

   F3                    Help.
   ALT+F3                Reveal codes.

   F4                    Indent left.
   ALT+F4                Select text.
   CTRL+F4               Move, copy, delete text.

   F5                    Find File.
   ALT+F5                Cross Reference, Revision Marks, Index, and
   CTRL+F5               Save in text format.

   F6                    Bold text.
   SHIFT+F6              Center text.

   F7                    Exit.
   SHIFT+F7              Print.
   ALT+F7                Columns, tables, or math functions.
   CTRL+F7               Footnotes.

   F8                    Underline.
   SHIFT+F8              Format.
   ALT+F8                Style.
   CTRL+F8               Font.

   CTRL+F9               Print merge.

   F10                   Save.
   SHIFT+F10             File Open.
   ALT+F10               Macro.

   CTRL+BACKSPACE        Delete word.
   CTRL+ENTER            Page Break.


Article ID: 110278 - Last Review: January 18, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
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