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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Entering Text in Your Documents

In this section, I'll review the ways you can enter text in your documents.

Entering Text Using the Keyboard

The most straightforward way of entering text in your Office documents is by typing it using the keyboard. Position the insertion point or selection where you want the text to go—for example, click at the appropriate point in a Word document, make the right cell active in an Excel worksheet, or click a placeholder on a PowerPoint slide—and then type what's needed.

Entering Text Using Copy and Paste

If you already have the text you need to enter in the document, but it's in another document, copy the text from that document and paste it in. See the section “Using Cut, Copy, and Paste,” later in this chapter. ...

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