Microsoft Word Help
Microsoft Word help with step-by-step
on how to select and delete text and how to undo mistakes made in a
Microsoft Word Help - Select, Delete & Undo
If you know a few simple routines, you can save yourself
lots of time by using all the shortcuts of the trade.
Microsoft Word help you with move text or copy it from one place to another, you have to select it first.
You can also erase a great gob of text merely by selecting it and pressing the
Delete key. So it pays to know how to select text.
following table gives some shortcuts for selecting text:
To delete a bunch of text at once, select the text
you want to delete and press the Delete key on the
keyboard, or choose Edit
To Select This
||Double-click the word.
||Click in the left margin (with the mouse leaning as a
mouse-pointer to the text) next to the line.
||Drag the mouse over the lines or drag the mouse pointer down the left margin.
||Double-click in the left margin next to the paragraph.
|A bunch of text
||Click at the start of the text, hold down the SHIFT key, and click at the end of
||Hold down the CTRL key and click in the left margin, or triple-click in the left
or choose Edit
or press CTRL + A
By the way, you can do two things at once by
selecting text and then starting to type. The letters you
type immediately takes the place of, and deletes the text you
Fortunately for you with Microsoft Word help, all is not lost if you've made
a big blunder Word, because the program has a marvelous little
tool called the Undo command.
What's the difference between the DELETE and BACKSPACE keys?
When you press the DELETE key, you erase text to the
RIGHT of the cursor.
When you press the BACKSPACE key, you
erase text to the LEFT of the cursor.
This command remembers your last 99 editorial
changes and puts them on the Undo drop-down menu. As
long as you catch your error before you do five or six new things,
you can undo your mistake very easily.
Word does not easily forget your mistakes.
You can also use the Redo button if you have pressed Undo too many
times. As it says, it will Redo the last action that you've Undo too much.
To undo your mistakes, use any of the following commands:
||Choose EDIT ► UNDO
This command changes names, depending on what you did
Usually, it says Undo Typing, but if you move
text, for example, it says Undo Move. Anyhow, select
this command to undo your most recent action.
Choose EDIT ► REDO
This will redo the last action of Undo, if you went to far back
the UNDO button
If you've made your own error and went on to do something
else before you caught it, click the down arrow next to
the Undo button. Using Microsoft Word help you in giving
you a list of your last actions.
You'll see a menu of your last five
Click the one you want to undo or, if it
isn't on the list, click the down-arrow on the scroll bar
until you find the error, and then click on it.
However, if you do this, you'll also undo all the actions
on the Undo menu above the one you're undoing.
example, if you undo the 98th action on the
list, you'll also undo the 97th one before it.
& Redo buttons
CTRL + Z
Every time you press this shortcut key it will take you
one step back in the undo list.
Press CTRL + Y
This will Redo the last Undo action, if you've gone too
far with the Undo! Microsoft Word help you with this
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