Word 2007 Cheat Sheet: Quick Reference Charts

Find your favorite Word 2003 commands in the new Word 2007 interface.

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Wondering where your favorite Word 2003 commands went in Word 2007? Worry no more. Just use these quick reference charts, which list the most commonly used Windows 2003 commands and tell you where they are in Word 2007. They're listed here according to the menu on which they're found in Word 2003. We've also included keyboard shortcuts for all the commands. Most of them are the same in Word 2003 and Word 2007; we've noted where they differ.

For a full listing of every menu and submenu item, download the Word Ribbon mapping workbook from Microsoft. Microsoft also lists more Word 2007 keyboard shortcuts at its Office Online Web site.


File Menu  |  Edit Menu  |  View Menu  |  Insert Menu  |  Format Menu  |  Tools Menu  |  Table Menu  |  Window Menu


File Menu

Word 2003 Location

Word 2007 Location

Keyboard Shortcut

File > NewOffice Button > NewCtrl-N
File > OpenOffice Button > OpenCtrl-O
File > CloseOffice Button > CloseCtrl-W
File > Save

Office Button > Save


Quick Access toolbar > Save icon
File > Save AsOffice Button > Save AsF12
File > Page Setup

Page Layout > Page Setup (click dialog box launcher for more options)


Office Button > Print > Print Preview > Page Setup (click dialog box launcher for more options)

In Word 2003: Alt-F, U

In Word 2007: Alt-P, SP
File > Print PreviewOffice Button > Print > Print PreviewAlt-Ctrl-I
File > PrintOffice Button > PrintCtrl-P
File > Recently Used DocumentsOffice Button > Recent DocumentsAlt-F

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