Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To select a
click it once.
Office 2010 defines a paragraph as any chunk of text that begins on a separate
line and ends with a Return character (¶), created by pressing the Enter key.
Selecting data with the keyboard
To select data with the keyboard, you need to use the following keys:
The cursor movement keys (up/down/left/right arrow keys, Home/End
keys, or Page Up/Page Down keys)
The Shift key
To select all the data in a file, press Ctrl+A.
The cursor movement keys simply move the cursor. When moving the
cursor, you can also hold down the Shift key to tell Office 2010 what to select.
To select data, follow these steps:
1. Move the cursor to the beginning or end of the data you want to
2. Hold down the Shift key. (Keep it pressed down.)
3. Move the cursor by using any of the cursor movement keys,
such as the up-arrow key or the End key.
4. Release the Shift key.
You may find it easier to place the cursor with the mouse and then hold down
the Shift key while pressing a cursor movement key to select data more
precisely than you can by dragging the mouse.