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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Adding text to your document

Chances are good that the first thing you’ll want to do in a new document is enter text. You can do that several different ways in Word. First, and most obvious, you can type the content you want to save in the document. You can also copy and paste content from another file—even from another program—into your Word document. You can also incorporate the text from other documents into your active document. That means you won’t need to retype finished work after all. Nice!

Enter text

  1. Click in the document work area and then type your content.

    If you tap on the screen, the onscreen keyboard automatically appears.

  2. To copy and paste content from another document, highlight the content in the document from which ...

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