This new shortcut lets you select images in Word on Web more easily

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Want to select images in Word on Web in a much more convenient way? We’ve got two good news for you. The first is, Microsoft recently introduced an additional accessibility feature for Word for the Web, which is a keyboard shortcut enabling users to select images in Word and navigate between those graphics within their documents.

The other good news? You don’t need to be a part of the Microsoft 365 Insider program to take this shortcut out for a spin. 

Before this, you’d need to use a mouse or trackpad to select and navigate between graphics in Word for the web. Now, that can be a hassle because why bother reaching for a mouse/trackpad if a convenient shortcut is right at your fingertips?

To use the new shortcut, open a document in Word on the Web that contains at least one image. Then, press Ctrl+Alt+G (Cmd+Alt+G on Mac). The first image in the document will be selected. You can then use the Tab key to navigate to the next image, and Shift+Tab to go back to the previous image.

Speaking of accessibility features, Microsoft has been conducting thorough testing of the highly-anticipated AI assistance tool, Copilot, with Windows insiders. Copilot is similar to ChatGPT but designed specifically for Microsoft 365 productivity apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and others. However, the pricing plan has been revealed, and some users find it expensive at $30 per month. 

What are your thoughts on Microsoft making it easier for you to select images in Word on Web with these new shortcuts? Let us know in the comments!