Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Opening a File (Ctrl+ O)
If you don’t want Office 2010 to spell-check your entire file, just highlight the
text you want to spell-check and then press F7.
Opening a File (Ctrl+O)
Generally, you’ll spend more time working with existing files than creating
new ones. Rather than force you to click the Office Button each time and find
the Open command buried on the Backstage View, just press Ctrl+O instead.
This immediately displays an Open dialog box so you can click the file you
want to open.
Creating a New File (Ctrl+N)
Normally, if you want to create a new file in Office 2010, you have to click the
Office Button and click New. Then you have to decide if you want to create a
blank document or use a template.
Here’s a quick way to create a blank document: Just press Ctrl+N. Office
2010 immediately creates a blank file without making you wade through the
Pressing Ctrl+N in Outlook 2010 creates a different item, such as creating a
new e-mail message or task, depending on what you’re doing with Outlook at
Finding Text (Ctrl+F)
The Find command lets you search for a word or phrase buried somewhere
within your file. To use the Find command, just press Ctrl+F. This opens a
dialog box that lets you type the text you want to find.
Finding and Replacing Text (Ctrl+H)
Sometimes you may need to find and replace text with something else, such
as replacing your cousin’s name with your own name (especially useful for
changing a will in a rich inheritance). To find and replace text, press Ctrl+H.
When a dialog box appears, type in the text you want to find and the text you
want to replace it.