HOW TO USE MICROSOFT WORD

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HOW TO USE MICROSOFT WORD:

HOW TO USE MICROSOFT WORD

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Step 1 From the desktop or from your ‘Start’ menu, open Microsoft Word.

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Step 2 Microsoft Word will open up and present you with an option to select a document template, or a blank document.

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Step 3 If you don't want to use any of the templates on display, click on the blank document.

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Step 4 A new blank document will open up ready for you to start typing.

Using the insertion point to add text:

Using the insertion point to add text The insertion point is the blinking vertical line in your document. It indicates where you can enter text on the page.

You can use the insertion point in a variety of ways::

You can use the insertion point in a variety of ways: Blank document: When a new blank document opens, the insertion point is located in the top-left corner of the page. If you want, you can begin typing from this location.

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Adding spaces: Press the spacebar to add spaces after a word or in between text.

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New paragraph line: Press Enter on your keyboard to move the insertion point to the next paragraph line.

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Manual placement: After you've started typing, you can use the mouse to move the insertion point to a specific place in your document. Simply click the location in the text where you want to place it.

To select text:

To select text Before applying formatting to text, you'll first need to select it. Place the insertion point next to the text you want to select. Click the mouse, and while holding it down drag your mouse over the text to select it. Release the mouse button. You have selected the text. A highlighted box will appear over the selected text.

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When you select text or images in Word, a hover toolbar with command shortcuts appears. If the toolbar does not appear at first, try moving the mouse over the selection. Other shortcuts include double-clicking a word to select it and triple-clicking to select a sentence or paragraph. You can also select all of the text in the document by pressing Ctrl+A on your keyboard.

To delete text:

To delete text There are several ways to delete—or remove—text: To delete text to the left of the insertion point, press the Backspace key on your keyboard. To delete text to the right of the insertion point, press the Delete key on your keyboard. Select the text you want to remove, then press the Delete key. If you select text and start typing, the selected text will automatically be deleted and replaced with the new text.

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