How to Select Text in MS Word

Place the cursor next to the text then left click the mouse and holding it down move it over the text then release it. The text will be selected.

Some shortcuts for selecting text are:

  • To select a single word double click within the word
  • To select the entire paragraph triple click within the paragraph
  • To select entire document, in Home tab, in Editing group click Select then choose Select All option or press CTRL+A
  • oShift + Arrow; hold down the shift key then press the arrow key, the word will select the text in the direction of the arrow key. There are three arrow keys, so you can select the text in three different directions.

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