When selecting text Office 2003 offers you several options. Learn what they are in this free lesson.
Many people use the keyboard to select text.
|Shift+right arrow||Character to the right of the insertion point|
|Shift+left arrow||Character to the left of the insertion point|
|Shift+Home||All of the current line to the left of insertion point|
|Shift+End||All of the current line to the right of insertion point|
|Shift+PageUp||A screenful of text from insertion point up|
|Shift+PageDown||A screenful of text from insertion point down|
|Ctrl+Shift+Right Arrow||One word to the right of insertion point|
|Ctrl+Shift+Left Arrow||One word to the left of insertion point|
|Crtl+Shift+Home||All text from insertion point to the beginning of document|
|Crtl+Shift+End||All text from insertion point to the end of document|
|Alt+Ctrl+Shift+PageDown||All text from insertion point to end of the displayed window|
|F8 and arrow key||From insertion point in the direction of whichever arrow chosen|
|F8 turns on selection mode||Press Esc to leave selection mode|
|Crtl+A||Selects entire file|