This article lists all of the commands available in the full (registered) version of the WordStar Command Emulator version 1.4. The WordStar Command Emulator also customises the Word pull-down menus so that they closely follow the menus in WordStar 7.0d.

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Keystroke Command
^A Word Left
^B Para Down (doesn''t copy formatting as in WordStar)
^C Page Down
^D Character Right
^E Line Up
^F Word Right
^G Delete Right
^H Backspace Delete
^J Help (use with K, O, P, or Q to display help screen, e.g., ^JK for Block Help
^K] Edit Copy to Clipboard (also allows ALT+C)
^K[ Paste from Clipboard (also allows ALT+P)
^K? Word Count
^K'' Convert to Lower Case
^K" Convert to Upper Case
^K. Convert to Sentence Case (auto selects sentence)
^K0~9 Insert Bookmark
^KB Block Beginning
^KC Block Copy to Cursor Position
^KD Document Close
^KF Toggle Full Screen Mode (Reassigned from enter DOS Command)
^KH Block Hide (Markers & Other Hidden Text Features)
^KK Block End
^KL Change Default Drive/Directory (Folder)
^KP File Print
^KR Insert File
^KS File Save
^KT or ^KO File Save As
^KV Block Move to Cursor Position
^KW Write Block to File
^KX Close All Files and Exit
^KY Block Delete
^L Repeat Find/Change Default Drive/Directory (Folder) if no files open
^OC Centre Paragraph
^OF Paragraph Style
^OH hyphenation
^OJ Justify Paragraph (Toggles Justified/Align Left Ragged Right)
^OK Open/Switch Window (Split screen view - use ALT+F,O for File Open)
^OM Change Window Size (Close split screen view)
^OP Print Preview
^P! Hidden Text Formatting (Custom Print Command)
^P? File Print Set-up
^P0 Insert Character (Windows Character Map)
^P= or ^P- Format Font (Colour, Size, etc.)
^PB Bold
^PD Reassigned Double-Strike to Double-Strikethrough
^PE Insert Symbol or typographical character
^PK Print Block
^PN Apply Normal Style
^PS Underline
^PT Superscript
^PV Subscript
^PX Strikeout
^PY or ^PI Italic
^Q0~9 Go To Bookmark
^QA Edit Replace (loads word at cursor as default)
^QB Go To Block Beginning
^QC End of Document
^QD End of Line
^QE Start of Window (Top Left)
^QF Edit Find (loads word at cursor as default)
^QG Go To Character - Next
^QH Go To Character - Previous
^QI Go To Page
^QJ Thesaurus
^QK Go To Block End
^QL Spell Check Rest of Document (starting at cursor)
^QN Spell Check Word at Cursor Position
^QP Previous Cursor Position (prior to jump scroll, go to, or find)
^QR Start of Document
^QR^QL Spell Check Global from Start (menu selection)
^QS Start of Line
^QV Cursor to Last Find/Replace or Block Position
^QW Repeat Scroll Up
^QX End of Window (Bottom Right)
^QY Delete to End of Line
^QZ Repeat Scroll Down
^Q+DEL Delete to Start of Line
^R Page Up
^S Character Left
^T Delete Word
^U Edit Undo
^V Overtype Mode
^W Scroll Window Up
^X Line Down
^Y Delete Line
^Z Scroll Window Down
Non-WS, but useful extra Commands
ALT+A Edit Select All
ALT+B Toggle Bold
ALT+C Copy to Windows Clipboard
ALT+F,O File Open (Windows standard keystroke)
ALT+K Insert Hyperlink (Was ^K)
ALT+S File Save
ALT+P Paste from Windows Clipboard
ALT+X Cut to Windows Clipboard
^KF Reassigned WS enter DOS command to Toggle Full Screen Mode
^Q. Delete to End of Sentence
^Q+END Delete to End of Paragraph
Note: Table menu reassigned from ALT+B to ALT+T to allow ALT+B to be used for Bold on/off