Before you can edit text, you need to highlight, or select, the text you want to modify. Then you can delete, replace, move (cut), or copy text within one document or between documents even if they’re from different programs. In either case, the steps are the same. Text you cut or copy is temporarily stored in the Clipboard. When you paste the text, the Paste Options button appears below it. When you click the button, a menu appears with options to specify how Office pastes the information in the document. To copy or move data without using the Clipboard, you can use a technique called drag-and-drop. Drag-and-drop makes it easy to copy or move text short distances.
Select and Edit Text
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