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Tricky way to save text!


What are some shortcuts to selecting text?


This question was answered on February 14, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The universal shortcut for selecting all the text and graphics in a

Windows document is Ctrl A But you already knew that, didn't you? You could

be more selective with your selection in Microsoft Word.

Hit your F8 key the first time to turn on this feature then use your arrow

keys to move your cursor right or left to select a single character Now,

press F8 a second time to select the entire word Three hits on F8 selects

the sentence Four F8 punches knocks out the paragraph If you want the

whole document, hit F8 five times.

Reverse the process by keeping the Shift key depressed while tapping F8.

When you're done selecting text, just press the ESC key to turn this feature


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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on February 14, 2003