Posted by: gracelydia51 | August 11, 2011

Useful Microsoft Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Today I am going to provide you with some keyboard shortcuts for MS Outlook. Using these keyboard shortcut keys will make your work easier and faster. Have a look on the following shortcut keys.

Function Keys

Shortcut Keys

Description of Action


To open help of any windows panel


To move cursor to Look for box


To display Find dialog box


To select item in active window


To check spelling in active window


To receive and send email


To select the main File menu bar


To activate Find a Contact dialog box


To run Save As dialog box


Control Keys

Shortcut Keys

Description of Action

Ctrl + A

To select all

Ctrl + B

To apply or remove bold formatting

Ctrl + C

To copy selected word

Ctrl + D

To delete any active item

Ctrl + E

To move the cursor to Look for box

Ctrl + F

To display Find what/Forward selected email

Ctrl + G

To run Go to dialog box under calendar view

Ctrl + I

To apply or remove Italic formatting

Ctrl + J

To open selected items

Ctrl + M

To create new message

Ctrl + N

To send new email message

Ctrl + O

To open new file

Ctrl + P

To display Print dialog box

Ctrl + Q

To set email as read

Ctrl + R

To replay selected message

Ctrl + S

To save active file

Ctrl + U

To apply or remove underline

Ctrl + V

To paste clipboard values

Ctrl + X

To cut selected word

Ctrl + Y

To run Go to folder

Ctrl + Z

To undo previous command

Ctrl + 1

To go to Mail

Ctrl + 2

To go to Calendar

Ctrl + 3

To go to Contacts

Ctrl + 4

To go to Tasks

Ctrl + 5

To go to Notes

Ctrl + 6

To go to Folder list

Ctrl + 7

To go to Shortcuts

Ctrl + 8

To go to Journal



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