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How to select text using a keyboard in Word?

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Most often when working with a text document, the user often has to select all the text, move it to another document or delete it altogether. But it happens, there is an incident when it is necessary to highlight all the text, and in what way and which keys you need to press, you can’t recall in any way. So, let's look at two quick ways that will be relevant not only for Word 2007 and 2010, but also for newer versions like 2013 and 2016.

Keyboard selection

Switch the input method to the English layout using the key combination “Shift + Alt”.

Next, hold down the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and click on the English letter "A", which is located in place of the Russian letter "F".

Using the key combination “Ctrl + A”, all sheets with the information on them will be selected.

How to select text through the main menu

The main menu will help make highlighting the entire document in Word. Open the “Home” tab and click on the “Select” button in the “Editing” area. From the drop-down menu, click Select All.

Thus, if necessary, immediately select the entire text, you should perform only three actions.

In Word 2003, the Edit tab and the Select All line will help you quickly mark all the text at once.

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