Chapter 2

Selecting and Editing Data


check Selecting data

check Using the pop-up toolbar

check Copying, cutting, and pasting

check Copying and cutting with the mouse

check Sharing data within Office 2019

Although you create a file only once, you can edit it many times. Editing can add, rearrange, or delete data, such as text, numbers, or pictures. All Office 2019 programs work in similar ways to edit data. After you read this chapter, you’ll know the right commands to edit data, whether you're using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Access.

remember Whenever you edit a file, save your file periodically by clicking the Save icon in the Quick Access toolbar, pressing Ctrl+S, or clicking the File tab and choosing Save. That way, if your computer crashes or the power goes out, you won’t lose all the editing changes you've made.

Adding Data by Pointing

When you enter data into a file, your data appears wherever ...

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