Keyboard Shortcut to Jump Over Words

Written by Amit Agarwal on Oct 16, 2008

This simple keyboard shortcut allows you to jump over words while editing text in almost any Windows application.

CTRL+Right arrow jumps the cursor forward to the next word while CTRL+Left arrow will move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.  This is more efficient than using arrow keys where you can move only one character at a time.

And the keyboard shortcut works in the address bars of web browsers as well.

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