Windows Live Writer 2011 Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently Windows Live Writer team released a new version of Live Writer known as Windows Live Writer 2011. With easy to use interface and some new features this version is one of the best till date (though some people faced problem while shifting to older to new version as new version interface is completely different from the old one).

One more thing changed in Live writer is keyboard shortcuts. For example in the older version to add picture from computer we were pressing “Ctrl+L” but in the newer version it is “Ctrl+J”. Similarly some more keyboard shortcuts have been changed and added. Here is the complete list of shortcuts. Reminding all of them will save your precious time and make you more productive.

Actions

Keys

Create a new post Ctrl+N
Create new page Ctrl+G
Open a post Ctrl+O
Save a post Ctrl+S
Publish a post Ctrl+Shift+P
Post draft to blog Ctrl+Shift+D
Insert hyperlink Ctrl+K
Add picture from computer Ctrl+J
Add picture from the web Ctrl+Shift+J
See post properties F2
Set categories Ctrl+Shift+C
Update blog theme Ctrl+F11
Change to edit view F11
Change to preview view F12
Change to source view Shift+F11

Actions

Keys

Bold Ctrl+B
Italicize Ctrl+I
Strikethrough Ctrl+H
Underline Ctrl+U
Subscript Ctrl+=
Superscript Ctrl+Shift+=
Bullets Ctrl+Shift+L
Clear formatting Ctrl+Space
Center text Ctrl+E
Align text left Ctrl+L
Align text right Ctrl+R
New paragraph Ctrl+Shift+N
Heading 1 Ctrl+Left Alt+1
Heading 2 Ctrl+Left Alt+2
Heading 3 Ctrl+Left Alt+3
Heading 4 Ctrl+Left Alt+4
Heading 5 Ctrl+Left Alt+5
Heading 6 Ctrl+Left Alt+6
Set text direction from left to right
(Only available in RTL mode)
Ctrl+Left Shift
Set text direction from right to left
(Only available in RTL mode)
Ctrl+Right Shift

via Windows Live Writer Help Center.

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