Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Printing a Key Assignment List.

Printing a Key Assignment List

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 5, 2017)


When you are customizing Word, you can assign certain styles, macros, and commands to different key assignments. Word allows you to print a list of what has been assigned to certain keys. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Select Print from the File menu or press Ctrl+P. Word displays the Print dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  2. Figure 1. The Print dialog box.

  3. In the Print What box, select Key Assignments.
  4. Click on OK.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1147) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Printing a Key Assignment List.

Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...


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2017-08-05 12:16:43

Joel Hornstein

Your "Printing a Key Assignment List" was a big help to me. I had previously made up macros to change the font color from automatic to red and then from red back to automatic but had not used them in a while. I forgot the key combinations I had assigned, so I couldn't use the macros. Printing out the key assignments showed me what combinations I had used. Thanks! (I'm sure there is a way to find out the properties of macros so you can edit/change them (so I could have seen the key combinations I assigned), but I don't know how to do it.

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