MS Word Power Shortcuts To Finish Projects in Less Time

Become a MS Word power user today for higher productivity. Finish your work early with more time for friends & family!
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By the end of this course you will learn quite a few MS Word 2010 shortcuts (for Windows machines) to handle your documents faster.


  • Windows PC OS. An installed copy of MS Word 2010.


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*************** RECENT UPDATES

Updated all the videos including:

  • Some Commonly Used Shortcuts

  • Selecting and Moving Shortcuts

  • Subscript and Superscript Shortcuts

  • Paragraph Shortcuts

  • Paragraph Formatting Shortcuts

  • Hyperlink Shortcuts

  • F-Key Power Shortcuts

  • Ribbon Shortcuts

  • Field Shortcuts

  • Table Shortcuts


Technology works only if we have the right training and preparation. Learn the MS Word shortcuts and hot-keys quickly to increase your productivity. Do your work faster by selecting, moving, and manipulating text and images faster, thanks to the combination of hot-key moves explained in these videos.

Learn easy shortcut techniques like 

  • How to format paragraphs with power keystrokes

  • How to change capitalization easily on-the-fly

  • How to apply super- and sub-script in a split second

  • How to use F-key shortcuts for super effects

  • How to insert most-frequently-used Word Fields with simple keystrokes

  • How to move rows up and down in a Word table

  • And more...

Watch your MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST WORD EXPERT instructor use these shortcuts in real-time and then repeat the moves until they become second nature. 

These are obviously not all the shortcuts available in Microsoft Word 2010 but the ones your instructor, a Fortune 100 technical writer, uses on a daily basis. More videos will be added in the future to cover more techniques. 


What did they say about this course... 

"Wow, I've used Word for 15+ years and I learned so much from this course. I think everyone should take this course, even if it is just as a refresher."

-- Darlene Almquist 

"I learned some of these shortcuts as an editor at a market research firm. But these are way more comprehensive and useful than those. I did have my share of 'Ooh' and 'Aha' moments! If you regularly use Word for creating documents, this course in keyboard shortcuts will boost your efficiency tenfold."

-- Nikhil Khandekar 

"To be honest, I didn't know the shortcuts at all before taking this course. Now I know. :)"

-- Chocolate Lu 

“Very good, lots of useful information.”

-- Karl Bamforth

“More than expected and learned a lot of shortcut keys.”

-- Safeer Ali


SUPPLEMENTARY PDFs: Most lectures have downloadable PDFs listing the shortcuts described in the videos. Click the second-from-left button (with down arrow on it) on the upper-right corner of the lecture screen to access these PDF document. 

Subscribe today to increase your productivity and mastery over the world's most popular text editing platform. 


Who this course is for:

  • General audience. Anyone who uses MS Word 2010.


Sr. Technical Writer & Writing Instructor
Ugur Akinci, Ph.D.
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
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Fortune 100 technical communicator and educator since 1998. 

>>> Adobe Captivate Certified Specialist 2019
>>> Fellow STC
>>> Microsoft Office Specialist Word, Excel and PowerPoint Expert 2016
>>> Mindtouch Top 200 Content Experience Strategist 2017
>>> Quora Top Writer 2018 with over 1.1 Million article views
>>> Montgomery College (MD) Technical Writing Advisory Committee Member

Ugur started his professional career as a senior translator for NATO Hqs. LSE. He has worked as a writer, translator, editor and publisher since the mid-80s.

For his copy writing clients, Ugur created all kinds of marketing materials and press releases while honing his skills as a Desk Top Publisher and even publishing a biweekly magazine for a number of years by using DTP techniques.

In mid-90s we see Ugur as a full-time accredited journalist, covering the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Congress for a daily publication.

In 1998, Ugur has discovered the joy of technical writing, marrying his love of science and technology to his artistic sensibilities and design skills.

Working for Fortune 100 hi-tech corporations like Fannie Mae, ADP, and Honeywell, Ugur created many user guides, system admin guides, reference sheets, release notes, quick start guides, and all kinds of similar software, hardware and networking documents, sometimes as a part of an international documentation team.

Ugur enjoys teaching a wide variety of writing, software tools, content development, and document design skills both online and also in person.

He is a Toastmaster (CC), an active senior member and Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and a Past President of his award-winning local chapter, STC Washington D.C. -- Baltimore.

With decades of writing and technical communication experience under his belt, Ugur teaches not only the general principles of good writing and content development but also the insider tips that will save you a lot of grief and headaches. Learn software documentation and different kinds of writing from an industry professional who is still working in this exciting field.

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