How To Center A Paragraph Using Your Keyboard

Center A Paragraph Shortcut

Most folks I know use the Center tool in the Paragraph group on the Home tab of their Ribbon to center their paragraph. While this is quick and easy enough, I am one of those people who do not like to move my hands from the keyboard to the mouse to accomplish this. I just find it quicker and more efficient to just use my keyboard to accomplish this.


So, if you are like me and want to center a paragraph using your keyboard, all you really have to do is have your cursor in the text and press CTRL + E, and it will center your text. When you go to a new paragraph, that too will be centered. All you have to do in that case is press CTRL + L and your paragraph will be left-aligned.

I hope you find this shortcut helpful as well!

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Carol Bratt

Carol holds A+, MCP, and MOS computer certifications and is the resident DCT Office expert. She trains the staffs of small law firms in the use of Microsoft Office applications and has authored many books covering Microsoft Office as well as written articles for Infopackets, TechnoLawyer, and Digital Harbor. For more Microsoft Office tips visit Carol's Corner Office or follow Carol on FaceBook and Twitter.

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