Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Ctrl+Shift+F9 keyboard shortcut

The Ctrl+Shift+F9 keyboard shortcut most commonly used to unlink a field or text in Microsoft Word. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Ctrl+Shift+F9 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Ctrl key, Shift key, and while continuing to hold both keys, press the F9 key.


If you're using a laptop or keyboard with an fn key, you may need to press the fn key first or press Ctrl+Shift+Fn+F9 for this keyboard shortcut to work.

Ctrl+Shift+F9 in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, pressing Ctrl+Shift+F9 unlinks a linked field or text.

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

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms