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 OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice Keyboard Shortcuts


General Shortcuts for OpenOffice.org / LibreOffice

Ctrl + A : Select All
Ctrl + F : Find and Replace
Ctrl + Y : Redo last action

Ctrl + A : select all
Ctrl + O : open
Ctrl + S : save
Alt + F4 : close window

OpenOffice.org Writer / LibreOffice Writer

Text

Ctrl + E : Centred
Ctrl + J : Justify
Ctrl + L : Align Left
Ctrl + R : Align Right
Ctrl + D : Double Underline
Ctrl + Shift + P : Superscript
Ctrl + Shift + B : Subscript

Paragraph Style

Ctrl + 0 (zero) : Apply the Default style
Ctrl + 1 : Apply the Heading 1 style
Ctrl + 2 : Apply the Heading 2 style
Ctrl + 3 : Apply the Heading 3 style
Ctrl + 5 : 1.5 Line Spacing

Ctrl + Plus Key (+) : Calculates the selected text and copies the result to the clipboard
Ctrl + Hyphen (-) : Custom hyphens; hyphenation set by you
Ctrl + Shift + minus sign (-) : Non-breaking dash (is not used for hyphenation).
Ctrl + * (multiplication sign on number pad) : Run macro field.
Ctrl + Space : Non-breaking spaces that are not used for hyphenation and are not expanded if the text is justified
Shift + Enter : Line break without paragraph change
Ctrl + Enter : Manual page break
Ctrl + Shift + Enter : Column break in multi-columnar texts
Alt + Enter : Inserting a new paragraph without numbering;
Alt + Enter : Inserting a new paragraph directly before or after a section or a table
Arrow Left : Move cursor to left
Shift + Arrow Left : Move cursor with selection to the left
Ctrl + Arrow Left : Go to beginning of word
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Left : Selecting to the left word by word
Arrow Right : Move cursor to right
Shift + Arrow Right : Move cursor with selection to the right
Ctrl + Arrow Right : Go to end of word
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Right : Selecting to the right word by word
Arrow Up : Move up one line
Shift + Arrow Up : Selecting lines in an upwards direction
Arrow Down : Move cursor down one line
Shift + Arrow Down : Selecting lines in a downward direction
Home : Go to beginning of line
Shift + Home : Go and select to the beginning of a line
End : Go to end of line
Shift + End : Go and select to end of line
Ctrl + Home : Go to start of document
Ctrl + Shift + Home : Go and select text to start of document
Ctrl + End : Go to end of document
Ctrl + Shift + End : Go and select text to end of document
Ctrl + Page Up : Switch cursor between text and header
Ctrl + Page Down : Switch cursor between text and footer
Insert : Insert mode on/off
Page Up : Screen page up
Shift + Page Up : Move up screen page with selection
Page Down : Move down screen page
Shift + Page Down : Move down screen page with selection
Ctrl + Delete : Delete text to end of word
Ctrl + Backspace : Delete text to beginning of word
Ctrl + Shift + Delete : Delete text to end of sentence
Ctrl + Shift + Backspace : Delete text to beginning of sentence
Ctrl + Tab : Next suggestion with Automatic Word Completion
Ctrl + Shift + Tab : Use previous suggestion with Automatic Word Completion
Alt + W : Spell checker dialog; call back the original unknown word into the text box
Ctrl + Shift + F10 or Ctrl + mouse double-click : Dock or un-dock the Navigator, Styles and Formatting window, or other windows

Tables

Ctrl + A : If the active cell is empty, selects the whole table; otherwise it selects the contents of the active cell; pressing it a second time selects the entire table
Ctrl + Home : If the active cell is empty, moves the cursor to the beginning of the table; pressing it again moves the cursor to the beginning of document; if the active cell is not empty, moves the cursor to the beginning of the active cell; pressing it a second time moves the cursor to the beginning of the current table; a third press moves the cursor to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + End : If the active cell is empty, moves the cursor to the end of the table; pressing it again moves the cursor to the end of document; if the active cell is not empty, moves the cursor to the end of the active cell; pressing it a second time moves the cursor to the end of the current table; a third press moves the cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl + Tab : Inserts a tab stop (only in tables); depending on the Window Manager in use, the Alt + Tab may be used instead
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Up : Jumps to start of table
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Down : Jumps to end of table
Alt + Arrow Keys : Increases or decreases the size of the column or row on the right or bottom cell edge
Alt + Shift + Arrow Keys : Increases or decreases the size of the column or row on the left or top cell edge
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Arrow Keys : Like Alt, but only the active cell is modified.
Alt + Insert : Provides 3 seconds in Insert mode, during which time pressing an Arrow Key inserts a row or column, or Ctrl + Arrow Key will insert a cell
Alt + Delete : Provides 3 seconds in Delete mode, during which time pressing an Arrow Key deletes a row or column, or Ctrl + Arrow Key merges the active cell with the neighbouring cell
Ctrl + Shift + T : Removes cell protection from all selected tables; if no table is selected, then cell protection is removed from all of the tables in the document
Ctrl + Shift + Delete : If nothing is selected, the contents of the next cell will be deleted; if cells are selected, the whole row(s) of the selection will be deleted; if all rows are selected completely or partially, the entire table will be deleted

Paragraphs and heading levels

Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow or Ctrl + Up Arrow : Moves the active paragraph or selected paragraphs up one paragraph
Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow or Ctrl + Down Arrow : Moves the active paragraph or selected paragraphs down one paragraph
Tab : The heading in format Heading X (X = 1-9) is moved down one level in the outline
Shift + Tab : The heading in format Heading X (X = 2-10) is moved up one level in the outline
Ctrl + Tab : At the start of a heading, inserts a tab stop. Depending on the Window Manager in use, Alt+Tab may be used instead; to change the heading level with the keyboard, first position the cursor in front of the heading

OpenOffice.org Math / LibreOffice Math

Ctrl + Alt + Delete : Shut down
F3 : Repeat again
F2 : Help
F5 : Refresh
Ctrl + B : Bold
Ctrl + U : Underline
Ctrl + End : Go bottom
Ctrl + Home : Go on top
F7 : Enter query
Ctrl + F : Find
Ctrl + R : Replace
Ctrl + P : Print
Ctrl + G : Go to
Ctrl + E : Eject
Ctrl + V : Paste
Ctrl + C : Copy
F10 : Save
Backspace : Go back
Shift + Delete : Delete all
Shift + Down Arrow : Move downwards
Esc : Exit

OpenOffice.org Impress / LibreOffice Impress

F2 : Edit text
F3 : Edit group
Ctrl + F3 : Exit group
Shift + F3 : Duplicate
F4 : Position and Size
F5 : View Slide Show
Ctrl + Shift + F5 : Navigator
F7 : Spell check
Ctrl + F7 : Thesaurus
F8 : Edit Points
Ctrl + Shift + F8 : Fit text to frame
F11 : Styles and Formatting

Navigating in Slide Sorter

Esc : Moves the focus to the first slide.
Arrow Keys : Moves the focus to the next slide.
Spacebar : Makes the slide with the focus the current slide.

Normal View

+ (Plus sign) : Zoom in
- (Minus sign) : Zoom out
* : Fit page in window
/ : Zoom in on current selection
Shift + Ctrl + G : Group selected objects
Shift + Ctrl + Alt + A : Un-group selected group
Ctrl + Mouse Click : Enter a group
Shift + Ctrl + K : Combine selected objects
Ctrl + Plus (+) : Bring to Front
Shift + Ctrl + Plus (+) : Bring Forward
Ctrl + Minus (-) : Send Backward
Shift + Ctrl + Minus (-) : Send to Back

Slide shows

Esc : End presentation
Spacebar : Play next effect (if any)
Alt + Page Down : Go to next slide without playing effects
2 + Enter : Type a number of a slide (e.g. 2) and press Enter to go to the slide
Alt + Page Up : Go to the previous slide without playing effects
Home : Jump to first slide in the slide show
End : Jump to the last slide in the slide show
Ctrl + Page Up : Go to the previous slide
Ctrl + Page Down : Go to the next slide
B : Show black screen until next key or mouse wheel event
W : Show white screen until next key or mouse wheel event

OpenOffice.org Draw / LibreOffice Draw

Enter : Activates the focused button in a dialog
Esc : Terminates the action or dialog; in Help goes up one level
Spacebar : Toggles the focused check box in a dialog
Arrow Keys : Changes the active control field in an option section of a dialog
Tab : Advances focus to the next section or element in a dialog
Shift + Tab : Moves the focus to the previous section or element in a dialog
Alt + Down Arrow : Opens the list of the control field currently selected in a dialog; these shortcut keys apply not only to combo boxes but also to icon buttons with pop-up menus; close an opened list by pressing the Esc key
Delete : Deletes the selected items into the Recycle Bin
Shift + Delete : Deletes the selected items without putting them in the Recycle Bin
Ctrl + O : Opens a document
Ctrl + S : Saves the current document
Ctrl + N : Creates a new document
Ctrl + P : Prints document
Ctrl + C : Copies the selected items
Ctrl + Shift + V : Opens the Paste Special dialog

OpenOffice.org Calc / LibreOffice Calc

Ctrl + Home : Moves the cursor to the first cell in the sheet (A1)
Ctrl + End : Moves the cursor to the last cell on the sheet that contains data
Home : Moves the cursor to the first cell of the current row
End : Moves the cursor to the last cell of the current row in a column containing data
Ctrl + Left Arrow : Moves the cursor to the left edge of the current data range; if the column to the left of the cell that contains the cursor is empty
Ctrl + Right Arrow : Moves the cursor to the right edge of the current data range; if the column to the right of the cell that contains the cursor is empty
Ctrl + Up Arrow : Moves the cursor to the top edge of the current data range; if the row above the cell that contains the cursor is empty
Ctrl + Down Arrow : Moves the cursor to the bottom edge of the current data range; if the row below the cell that contains the cursor is empty
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Keys : Selects all cells containing data from the current cell to the end of the continuous range of data cells
Ctrl + Page Up : Moves one sheet to the left; in the Page Preview it moves to the previous print page
Ctrl + Page Up : Moves one sheet to the left; in the Page Preview it moves to the previous print page
Ctrl + Page Down : Moves one sheet to the right; in the Page Preview it moves to the next print page
Page Up : Moves the viewable rows up one screen
Page Down : Moves the viewable rows down one screen
Alt + Page Up : Moves the viewable columns one screen to the left
Alt + Page Down : Moves the viewable columns one screen to the right
Shift + Ctrl + Page Up : Adds the previous sheet to the current selection of sheets; if all the sheets in a spreadsheet are selected
Shift + Ctrl + Page Down : Adds the next sheet to the current selection of sheets; if all the sheets in a spreadsheet are selected
Ctrl + * (multiplication sign on the numeric key pad) : Selects the data range that contains the cursor; a range is a contiguous cell range that contains data and is bounded by empty row and columns
Ctrl + / (division sign on the numeric key pad) : Selects the matrix formula range that contains the cursor
Shift + F1 : Displays context help
Ctrl + F1 : Displays the note that is attached to the current cell
F2 : Switches to Edit mode and places the cursor at the end of the contents of the current cell; if the cursor is in an input box in a dialog that has a minimize button
Ctrl + F2 : Opens the Function Wizard
Shift + Ctrl + F2 : Moves the cursor to the input line where you can enter a formula for the current cell
Alt + Down Arrow : Increases the height of current row
Alt + Right Arrow : Increases the width of the current column
Alt + Shift + Arrow Keys : Optimizes the column width or row height based on the current cell
F12 : Groups the selected data range
Shift + F11 : Creates a document template
F9 : Recalculates all of the formulas in the sheet
F8 : Turns additional selection mode on or off in this mode
Ctrl + F8 : Highlights cells containing numeric values (not text)
F7 : Checks spelling in the current sheet
F4 : Shows or hides the Database Sources menu

OpenOffice.org Base / LibreOffice Base

Ctrl + O : Open entry in the File menu
Alt : Calling Menus
Shift + Ctrl + S : Open the Special Characters dialog to insert one or more special characters
Ctrl + A : Select the entire text
Ctrl + Delete : Delete everything from the cursor position to the end of the word
Insert : Switch between the insert mode and the overwrite mode and back again
Ctrl + Z : Undo modifications one step at a time
Shift + Ctrl + Q : Terminate a macro that is currently running
Ctrl + S : Saves the current document
Ctrl + N : Creates a new document
Shift + Ctrl + N : Opens Templates and Documents dialog
Ctrl + P : Prints document
Ctrl + Q : Exits the application
Ctrl + X : Cuts out the selected elements
Ctrl + C : Copies the selected items
Ctrl + V : Pastes from the clipboard
Ctrl + Shift + V : Opens the Paste Special dialog
Ctrl + Y : Redo the last action
Ctrl + F : Calls the Find & Replace dialog
Ctrl + Shift + F : Search for the last entered search term
Ctrl + Shift + J : Toggle the view between fullscreen mode and normal mode in Writer or Calc
Ctrl + Shift + R : Redraws the document view
Shift + Ctrl + I : Enable or disable the selection cursor in read-only text
Ctrl + I : Apply the Italic attribute to the selected area
Ctrl + B : Apply the Bold attribute to the selected area
Ctrl + U : Apply the Underlined attribute to the selected area

Function keys

F1 : Starts the Help
Shift + F1 : Context Help
Shift + F2 : Turns on Extended Tips for the currently selected command. icon or control
Alt + F4 : Closes the current document (close OpenOffice.org when the last open document is closed)
F6 : Sets focus in next subwindow (e.g. document/data source view)
Shift + F6 : Sets focus in previous subwindow
F10 : Activates the first menu (File menu)
Shift + F10 : Opens the context menu
Ctrl + F11 : Opens the Style Catalog

Drawing Objects

Tab : Selects the next Drawing Object
Ctrl + Home : Selects the first Drawing Object
Ctrl + End : Selects the last Drawing Object
Esc : Ends Drawing Object selection
Shift + Spacebar : Select an additional point in Point Selection mode

Gallery preview area

Ctrl + Shift + Insert : Inserts the selected object as a linked object into the current document
Ctrl + I : Inserts a copy of the selected object into the current document
Ctrl + T : Opens the Enter Title dialog
Ctrl + P : Switches between themes view and object view
Spacebar : Spacebar Switches between themes view and object view

Table selection

Spacebar : Spacebar toggles row selection, except when the row is in edit mode
Ctrl + Spacebar : Toggles row selection
Shift + Spacebar : Selects the current column
 

Recommended reading:

Tutorials For OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice Keyboard Shortcuts - ShortcutMania.com online database of keyboard shortcuts


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Created: 3 years ago.
Last edited: 3 years ago.
Reviewed: 3 years ago.
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Comments
2 years ago

sunewbie
@Alexio you are a treasure for newbies.

thanks for all tutorials.
 

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