Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Deletions Sometimes, text in a document is incorrect or is no longer needed. For
example, group lessons might not be offered. In this case, you would delete the words,
$25 for group lessons, from the fl yer.
Modifi cations If an error is made in a document or changes take place that affect the
document, you might have to revise a word(s) in the text. For example, the fee per hour
may change from $40 to $50 for private lessons.
To Insert Text in an Existing Document
Word inserts text to the left of the insertion point. The text to the right of the insertion point moves to the
right and downward to fi t the new text. The following steps insert the word, various, to the left of the word, aspects,
in the fl yer.
1
Scroll through the document and
then click to the left of the location
of text to be inserted (in this case,
the a in aspects) to position the
insertion point where text should be
inserted (Figure 1–82).
insertion
point
Figure 1–82
2
Type various and then press
the SPACEBAR to insert the word,
various, to the left of the insertion
point (Figure 1–83).
Why did the text move to the right
as I typed?
In Word, the default typing mode
is insert mode , which means as you
type a character, Word moves all the
characters to the right of the typed
character one position to the right.
You can change to overtype mode
by pressing the INSERT key on the
keyboard. In overtype mode , Word
replaces characters to the right of
the insertion point. Pressing the
INSERT key again returns Word to
insert mode.
word
inserted
Figure 1–83
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