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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Edit Document Text

You will rarely write a perfect document that doesn’t require any editing. You will almost always want to insert a word or two, change a phrase, or move text from one place to another. You can edit a document as you create it, or you can write it first and then revise it. Or you might want to edit a document that you created for one purpose so that it will serve a different purpose. For example, you might change a cover letter for a job application to make it applicable to a different job opening.

Insert and Delete Text

Inserting text is easy; you click to position the insertion point, and begin typing. Any existing text to the right of the insertion point moves to make room for the new text.

Deleting text is equally easy. If you ...

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