Increase & Decrease Font Sizes in Microsoft Word

Here are a few shortcuts to change font sizes in Microsoft Word. These are especially helpful when creating a display sign or formal letter or marketing piece.

  • To decrease the font size by one value: CTRL+SHIFT+<
  • To increase the font size by one value: CTRL+SHIFT+>
  • To decrease the font size by 1 point: CTRL+[
  • To increase the font size by 1 point: CTRL+]
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