mio

Our add-in suite will make MS Office easy, efficient and brand compliant.

slides

Our add-in for MS PowerPoint with a slide library, corporate design check and productivity tools

charts

Our add-in for MS PowerPoint to create professional charts like waterfall and gantt charts in no time

docs

Our add-in for MS Word to create consistent documents with all legal information up-to-date

mails

Our add-in for MS Outlook to manage email signatures for enterprises

sheets

Our add-in for MS Excel to create highly professional Excel spreadsheets in no time

People

Learn more about our clients and their success stories

Blog

Get practical office tips, inspirational stories, and exclusive market assessments of the MS Office world

E-Books

Find MS Office related guides, e-books, whitepapers, videos, infografics and more 

Best_Practice_Series

Our empower® Best Practice Series shows empower use cases in short 15min videos

Powerpoint_Study

Download our global PowerPoint Study conducted by GfK and learn howPowerPoint is used in corporations

Support

Our support is always there for you. You can also reach out to our Help Center. 

Company

Learn about our values and why we get out of bed every morning

Microsoft_Partnership

Find out more about our very unique relationship with Microsoft

Press

An overview of the press releases about empower

Contact

Contact us at any time if you have any questions or feedback

Career

Find out now about the most important reasons for a career with us! Apply now!

The best shortcuts for self-phrasing in Word

Til Streitbörger
November 12, 2018

Shortcuts are a relief for using in Word. They can save a lot of time, but often they are cumbersome combinations. In this office tip we want to show you how you can create your own shortcuts in Word and which five shortcuts are best suited for this.

  1. To create a shortcut in Word click `File´ and `Options´.

    shortcuts in word

  2. Then select `Customize Ribbon´.

    shortcuts in word

  3. Now click on `Customize´.

    shortcuts in word

  4. Now you have the possibility under `Categories´ to find the different commands, because these are assigned to categories. Alternatively you can also find all commands under `All Commands´.

  5. Click on `All Commands´, now under `Commands´ all commands open.

    shortcuts in word

  6. For example, the Save File command invokes the key combination Ctrl + S. To see under `Current keys´. You can assign a new key combination under `Press new shortcut key´.

shortcuts in word

We recommend assigning a simpler key combination to the following five commands to save even more time and make the combination easier to remember.

  • Insert footer: no current shortcut: Suggestion new shortcut: Alt + i
  • Insert header: no current shortcut: Suggestion new shortcut: Alt + h
  • Insert page number: no current shortcut: Suggestion new shortcut: Alt + p
  • Insert footnote: old Shortcut: Ctrl + Alt + F: Suggestion new shortcut: Ctrl + f
  • Insert date: old Shortcut: Alt + Shift + D: Suggestion new Shortcut: Ctrl + D

PowerPoint Study

You May Also Like

These Stories on Office tips

Subscribe by Email