Keyboard shortcuts are great, as they really help to speed up your proofreading and editing. By avoiding the need to take your hands away from the keyboard, you’ll save time.
It’s best to adopt one keyboard shortcut at a time; choose those that you know will be useful to you so that you build up muscle memory quickly.
We have assumed that you are already aware of the well-known shortcuts, such as those for undo/redo, find/find and replace, and copy/paste. If you need a refresh, here’s a list of the most common keyboard shortcuts for PC and Mac.