Windows Live Writer Keyboard Shortcuts


windows-live-writer.jpg Windows Live Writer Tricks tutorials are increasing day by day. WLW is a visual blog editor for Windows. It works with most blogging platforms like WordPress, TypePad, Movable Type, Blogger, and others. I always use it when I write posts even when I am offline. As a regular user of this useful editor I just figured out many keyboard shortcuts while playing with this cool high quality text editor. I have compiled each and every keyboard shortcut that works with Windows Live Writer and have listed them below for your ease.

The Complete List of Windows Live Writer Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Function

CTRL + Z

To Undo

CTRL + X

To Cut

CTRL + C

To Copy

CTRL + V

To Paste

CTRL + B

To Bold

CTRL + N

To Open a New Post

CTRL + A

To Highlight All text

CTRL + S

To Auto Save

CTRL + F

To Find a word or phrase

CTRL + H

To strikethrough

CTRL + K

To Insert Hyperlink

CTRL + L

To Insert Image

CTRL + Y

To Redo

CTRL + U

To underline

CTRL + I

Change to italic

CTRL + O

To Open Drafts or Recently posted posts

CTRL + P

To Print the post

F11

Switches To Edit window

F12

Switches To Preview window

SHIFT + F11

Switches To Source window

CTRL + F11

Toggles theme usage

CTRL + SHIFT + C

To Set Category/ Tag

CTRL + SHIFT + V

Paste Special:
Lets you whether to keep or remove text formatting when you copy text from WordPad, excel, blogs or websites

CTRL + SHIFT + P

To Publish the post

You can read read more about it in this post -> Learn How To Do Offline blogging with windows live writer

If you know any hidden keyboard shortcut of WLW then kindly share it with us all! :>

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  1. Really Good Post.

    Thanks For Sharing

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  3. Nice post, thanks for sharing, i did not know most of them, well about how it works i think WLW is the most amazing tool when blogging, however i would like some new features like the possibility to sinc both tags,in Technorati and also in blogger itself.

    i use it for posting on my blog
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    ( I have not been posting regularly since i have been pretty busy)and the shorcuts are going to making it even beter

    * it is written originaly on spanish

    thanks
    juan

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  4. Mohammad, Your older post, newer post and home links are not visible. Resolve it soon. If you did not find any solution, then please refer to my blog where I already solved this problem before 2months :)

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  5. @Anup

    It never was a problem! :> And it is already working fine on my blog.

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  6. @Juan and poras

    I am happy that you found it helpful. I have some more tricks on image editing and text formatting which will be shared very soon.

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  7. hey that really helped thanks!

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  8. Honestly you impress me every time I read your article

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  9. really great information. thanks for sharing keyword shortcut detail.

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  10. Cool shortcuts, very useful. Thanks a bunch!!! I found a few move shortcuts here: http://www.usingcomputers.co.uk/tutorials/useful-windows-shortcuts.php its worth taking a look at combined with this article. Thanks, keep up the good posts!

    Big Thanks :D :D

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  11. This is quite cool and Great post.. Love it

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  12. Keren gan tipsnya tentang shortcut windows nya.

    nice tips.thanks atas infonya :-)

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