Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Alt+F7 keyboard shortcut

Alt+F7 is a keyboard shortcut most commonly used to find the next spelling or grammatical error in a Microsoft Word document. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Alt+F7 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Alt key, and while continuing to hold, press F7.


If you're using a laptop or keyboard with an fn key, you may need to press the fn key first or press Alt+Fn+F7 for this keyboard shortcut to work.

Alt+F7 in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, pressing Alt+F7 looks for the next spelling or grammatical error after the text cursor position.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms