Microsoft Word 97

Stop Selecting Lines and Paragraphs the Hard Way

Summary: Mouse and keyboard shortcuts in Word 97 to highlight lines, paragraphs, and/or the whole document.

To select a line of text or a paragraph, do you manually move the mouse pointer over the entire line or paragraph in question while keeping the left mouse button held down? Stop doing things the hard way! Move your mouse pointer to the left of the line or paragraph in question until the cursor changes from a beam to the standard arrow cursor. Click once to select the current line of text, twice to select the current paragraph, or three times to select the entire document (which you can also do by pressing CONTROL-A).

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Last Modified on: July 13, 2008, at 12:04 A.M. EDT

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