Tips & Tricks


How do I quickly open the start menu?

Press CTRL + Esc to access the start menu in Microsoft Windows.

In slideshow view in PowerPoint...

  • Press E to Erase annotations.
  • Press CTRL + H to hide the arrow and pointer temporarily.

Formatting of characters in Word.

Press CTRL + D to open Font dialogue box and format characters.

How do I quickly check my spelling?

In Microsoft Word check your spelling and grammar by press in F7.

How can I do a quick search?

Press the Window's logo key and S to perform an open search.

How do I hide my Desktop?

Press the Windows logo key and D to dispay and hide the desktop.

Using the up and down arrows in PowerPoint

Use the up and down arrows to move an object.

How to quickly lock your PC

Press the windows logo key and L to quickly lock your PC or switch accounts.

How to center a paragraph on Microsoft Word.

To quickly center a paragraph in Word press CTRL + E.

How to 'Go to' a Cell in Excel

Press CTRL + G (or F5) to Go to a cell or special for more options.

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