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What is the Strikethrough Keyboard Shortcut in Microsoft Word

Strikethrough is a feature in Word that is used to show that text has been deleted. It is a single horizontal line drawn across a sentence or word.

Strikethrough can be used when editing work as a team to show that a particular section should be edited out from the text.

The standard way to use the strikethrough feature is to select the text you want to strikethrough and then select the strikethrough feature on the home tab.

However, Word also has shortcuts that you can use to achieve the same thing.

  1. Select the text you want to strikethrough
  1. Press CTRL + D.

When you do this, a font dialog box appears.

  1. Press Alt + K.

This selects the strikethrough feature.

  1. Press OK

The text you selected will have a horizontal line drawn through it.

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