Office: keyboard shortcut for switching between documents

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  1. kevinherring macrumors newbie

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    Hi everyone.
    In Office for Windows you can switch between open documents within a program with, IIRC, control+tab (in the same way as you can switch between applications with alt+tab). Is there a similar shortcut for the Mac version?

    Thanks in advance.

    Kevin
     
  2. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    Use command-tab to go between programs and command-` to go between windows in an individual program.
     
  3. Pucas macrumors member

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    If you use Office and got 2 docs open press:
    (apple) + <

    This is very handy :)
     
  4. kevinherring thread starter macrumors newbie

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    hmm, thanks for your replies guys.

    Using Word 2008:
    Apple+' does nothing
    apple+, brings up the preferences
    apple+shift+, decreases the font size

    In excel 2008 exactly the same thing happens.

    Any other suggestions?
     
  5. kevinherring thread starter macrumors newbie

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    nope forget that, I was getting confused between ' and `

    apple + ` works fine.

    Thanks

    Kevin
     
  6. Glenny2lappies macrumors 6502

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    <cmd>` (backtick) works for all Mac applications.

    Another way is to configure hot corners in Expose. I generally configure the bottom-left corner for showing all open windows in an application. See the Expose settings in the preferences.

    Also, by default, one of the F keys (F10, 11, 12?) is configured to do this.
     
  7. kuwisdelu macrumors 65816

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    Yeah, sounds like you got ` confused with '

    It's command + ` which is the same key that has the tilde ~ on it.

    Works for all Mac applications.

    And Cmd + Tab is the same as Alt + Tab.
     
  8. kevinherring thread starter macrumors newbie

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    cool, thanks guys.
    The expose tip was great too. Didnt realise there was an option just for application windows. I've run out of corners, but the F10 is just fine!
     

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