In her regular series for Cambridge Network members - now in its 15th year! - software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes how to quickly jump between the start and end of a row in a table (Word and Outlook).
Tame your computer - improve your table manners
Do you use tables in Word? It’s a great alternative to using tabs (or – heaven forbid – spaces) and can be very useful when trying to align pictures in your document.
Similar to Excel, you can move from cell to cell in a table in Word by pressing TAB or the ARROW keys. This saves you having to pick up your mouse to click in a cell. But did you know Word also provides a shortcut to quickly jump between the start and end of your table row?
- Press ALT + HOME to jump to the beginning of the row.
- Press ALT + END to jump to the end of the row.
If you don’t have your cursor in a table, these shortcuts won’t do anything.
Oh, and this tip also works when you use tables in Outlook.
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