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Word 2007: Selecting Text

Word 2007: Selecting Text

Selecting text is the key to being able to format, move, copy and otherwise enhance your documents.

For text selection, I’m going to show you techniques that involve either your mouse or your keyboard. Your only job is to determine which method works best for you and stick with it.

Mouse Selection Techniques

               

To Select…

Click…

One   Word

Double-Click   the Word

One   Line

Left   Click in Selection Bar

One   Paragraph

Triple-Click   the Sentence or Double-Click in Selection Bar

 

Keyboard Selection Techniques

               

To Select…

Press…

Continuous   Characters

[SHIFT]+Arrow   Keys

One   Word

[CTRL]+[SHIFT]+Right   Arrow (or Left Arrow)

One   Line

[SHIFT]+[END]  or [SHIFT]+[HOME]

Entire   Document

[CTRL]+A

 

Mouse/Keyboard Combination Selection Techniques

               

To Select…

Click & Press…

One   Sentence

[CTRL]+Left   Click

One   Paragraph

[CTRL]+Double   Click

Non-Continuous   Range

[ALT]+Drag