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30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word

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30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word

30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word |: There are several selection techniques are provided in MS-Word. These selection techniques includes Shortcut Keys, Mouse, and other Commands to select all the text, paragraph, line, word, character, any block and vertical selection. To learn all these tips and tricks, you should read all the article given below to become a master.

Ways to Select All Text in MS-Word:

30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word

               Term

Selection Technique/ Keyboard Shortcut

          Description

1. 

Ctrl+A

To select all the text in a word document

2.

Mouse

Selecting from the starting to end of the content in a word document by keep holding down the left mouse button

3.

Mouse

Selecting  from the top left of a margin to bottom left of a margin by keep holding down the left mouse button

4.

Mouse

Triple-click on the left Margin which is towards the left of the current Paragraph that you want to select..

5.

Ctrl+Shift+End

Selects all the contents form end of the document to beginning.

6.

Ctrl+Shift+Home

Selects all the contents form beginning of the document to beginning.

7.

Go to Home the tab →Editing Group →Select → Select All

To select all the text in a word document

8.

Select all the Text with Similar Formatting

Go to the home tab →Editing Group →Select → Select All Text with Similar Formatting

Selects all the text with Similar Formatting in a Document

(need to place the cursor at any one the text formatting’s)

Paragraph, Line, Word, and Character Selection:

30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word

9.

Mouse

Selecting from the starting to end of the paragraph by keep holding down the left mouse button

10.

One Paragraph Selection

Mouse

Double-click on the left Margin which is towards the left of the current Paragraph that you want to select.

11.

One Paragraph Selection

Mouse

Triple-click within the Paragraph

12.

One Line Selection

Left Mouse Button

Selecting from the starting to end of a Line by keep holding down the left mouse button

13.

One Line Selection

Left Mouse Button

One-click on the left Margin which is towards the left of the current Paragraph that you want to select.

14.

One Line Selection

Shift+End

Selects one line from the beginning to the end

15.

One Line Selection

Shift+Home

Selects one line from the ending to the beginning

16.

One Word Selection

Mouse

Select a word from the beginning to end

17.

One Word Selection

Double Click

Double-click within the word to select it

18.

One Word Selection

Ctrl + Double click within the word

Select one by one word wherever as much as you want

19.

Words / Lines / Paragraphs / Selection

Ctrl + Select

Select one by one words/Lines/Paragraphs/ wherever as much as you want

20.

One Character Selection

Shift + →

Selects one or one by one Character to the right

21.

One Character Selection

Shift + ←

Selects one or one by one Character to the left

22.

One Line Selection

Shift + ↓

Selects one or one by one Line to the down

23.

One Line Selection

Shift + ↑

Selects one or one by one Line to the up

24.

One Word Selection

Ctrl + Shift + →

Selects one or one by one Word to the right

25.

One Word Selection

Ctrl + Shift + 

Selects one or one by one Word to the left

26.

One Paragraph Selection

Ctrl + Shift + 

Selects one or one by one Paragraph  to the down

27.

One Paragraph Selection

Ctrl + Shift + 

Selects one or one by one Paragraph to the up

28.

One Sentence Selection

Ctrl + Click within the sentence

Selects the whole sentence, not just a line

Any Block and Vertical Selection:

30 Different Ways to Select Text in MS-Word

29.

Any block/Part Selection

Click + Shift+ Click

To select any block/part of the Particular Line, Sentence , or Paragraph

30

Alt + Drag

To select any block/part of the text vertically

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