Google Docs Google Docs

Comment View

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Alt+p Open discussion view
Ctrl+Alt+m Insert comment
j Select next comment
k Select previous comment
e Resolve comment
Esc Move focus outside of input box
k Select previous
Shift+EnterorCtrl+Enter Submit comment

Navigate Google Docs

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Jump one character to the left / to the right
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Arrow Right Jump one word to the left / to the right
End / Home Jump to the end of a line / beginning of a line
Arrow Down / Arrow Up Jump one line down / one line down
Ctrl+Arrow Down / Ctrl+Arrow Up Jump one paragraph down / one paragraph up
Page Down / Page Up Jump one screen down/ one screen up
Ctrl+End / Ctrl+Home Jump to end / to beginning of document

Manage Google Docs

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+Shift+f Move focus to menu bar
Ctrl+p Print
Ctrl+s Save
Ctrl+Shift+f Compact controls
Shiftright-click Show your browser's right-click options
Shift+Esc Chat

Select Text

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Shift+Arrow Right / Shift+Arrow Left Extend selection one character to the right / to the left
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right / Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Left Extend selection one word to the right / to the left
Shift+End / Shift+Home Extend selection to the end / to beginning of a line
Shift+Arrow Down / Shift+Arrow Up Extend selection one line down / one line up
Shift+Page Down / Shift+Page Up Extend selection one screen down / one screen up
Ctrl+Shift+End / Ctrl+Shift+Home Extend selection to end / to beginning of document
Ctrl+a Extend selection to entire document / select all

Edit Documents

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+X,Ctrl+C,Ctrl+v Cut, Copy, Paste
Ctrl+z Undo
Ctrl+y Redo
Tab Increase paragraph indentation
Shift+Tab Decrease paragraph indentation
Ctrl+k Insert link
Ctrl+Shift+y Get definitions
Ctrl+Alt+f Insert footnote
Ctrl+f Find
Ctrl+Shift+c Word count

Format Text

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+i Italicize
Ctrl+b Bold
Ctrl+u Underline
Ctrl+. Superscript
Ctrl+, Subscript
Ctrl+Alt+c Copy formatting
Ctrl+Alt+v Paste formatting
Ctrl Clear formatting (or Ctrl+Space)
Ctrl+Alt+0(zero) Normal paragraph style
Ctrl+Alt+16 Header style 1 ... Header style 6
Ctrl+Shift+l Left alignment
Ctrl+Shift+e Center alignment
Ctrl+Shift+r Right alignment
Ctrl+Shift+j Full justify
Ctrl+Shift+7 Numbered list
Ctrl+Shift+8 Bulleted list

Jump to Sections within Documents

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Alt+othenh* Move to header. Press Escape to leave header
Ctrl+Alt+o, thenf* Move to footer. Press Escape to leave footer
Ctrl+Alt+nthenh* Move to next heading
Ctrl+Alt+nthen16* Move to next heading 1-6
Ctrl+Alt+pthenh* Move to previous heading
Ctrl+Alt+pthen16* Move to previous heading 1-6
Ctrl+Alt+fthen E Move to current footnote
Ctrl+; Move to next misspelling

Discussion View

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
j Select next
k Select previous
uorEscape Close discussion view
e Resolve
Shift+EnterorCtrl+Enter Submit comment