Selecting Text and Navigating Through Your Documents

In this section, we'll look at how you can select text quickly with the mouse, move through your documents using keyboard shortcuts, and navigate using the powerful but little-known browse object. You'll also learn the secrets of the vertical scroll bar.

Selecting Text Quickly with the Mouse

Before you can edit, format, or otherwise manipulate text, you usually need to select it. You can select text using the standard Office techniques you learned in Chapter 3: “Working with Text,” but Word also provides several shortcuts that are worth knowing.

To select text quickly with the mouse, move the mouse pointer to the left of the text area so that the pointer changes to an arrow pointing up and ...

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