10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

Date:2019-9-10 Author:Olivia

While editing documents in MS Word, certainly you can search a specified command among multiple tabs and menus, but to save your time, it is far better to use double-click shortcuts.

Double-click is the process of quickly pressing a mouse button twice without moving it. In most cases, it is usually with the left mouse button and provides quicker access to formatting options. Here I’d like to share 10 tips for double-check:

1. Select Single Word

Put the cursor over the word and double-click, the selected word will be displayed with a grey background.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

2. Select Whole Paragraph

Put the cursor to the left of the paragraph and double-click, the selected paragraph will be displayed with a grey background.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

3. Select Text Input Location

Put the cursor to the exact place on the page and double-click, then you can start to type without pressing [Enter] and [Tab].

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

4. Open Header or Footer Area

Put the cursor at the top or bottom of the page, double-click and enter text. Click the cross of Close Header and Footer in the Design tab to exit edit mode.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

5. Apply Formatting in Multiple Places

If you want to copy text formatting, select a portion of the paragraph. If you want to copy text and paragraph formatting, select the entire paragraph. Double-click Format Painter in the Home tab, and select other paragraphs to automatically apply formatting. To stop formatting, simply single-click Format Painter.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

6. Hide or Show White Space between Pages

Put the cursor to the gap between two pages, the symbol with two arrows appears. Double-click the gap to hide or Show the white space.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

7. Open Page Setup Dialog Box

Put the cursor over the horizontal or vertical ruler and double-click, Page Setup dialog box will display, it allows you to modify the details of margins, paper, layout and document grid.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

8. Minimize or Maximize Window

Put the cursor over the title bar (top of the screen) and double-click to minimize or maximize the window, it is the same as clicking Restore Down in the top-right corner.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

9. Exit out of Word

Generally, you click the arrow at top right to exit out of Word. Do you know that put the cursor in the blank of top left and double-click can achieve the same thing?

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

10. Hide or Show Ribbon

Want to get rid of the ribbon area to get convenient space while working with Word? Just choose one tab and double-click it.

10 Tips for Double-Click to Save Your Time in Microsoft Word

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