Learn word 2016, Selecting text with the mouse or keyboard

Once you have text in a document odds are pretty good you’re going to want to do things with that text down the road. For example, change the look and feel of that text with formatting. Or, maybe move it around, relocating it within the document using cut or copy and paste.

Or, maybe you simply want to get rid of it. Regardless of what it is you want to do with that text you first need to know how to select the text and there are a number of different ways to do that, and shortcuts that we’ll explore in this movie.

Using our Landon Hotel press release document we’ve been working with if you skipped to this movie, or just need to get caught up just open up LH_press_release0202 from the Chapter 2 folder of your Exercise files. Right, we already know that we can click and drag across content to select it.

“For immediate release:”, maybe that should look different. We could click and drag from the left to the right to select it. Or, we could actually click to deselect and click and drag from the right hand side to the left.

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