Different ways of selecting text in MS Word

We often waste time trying to select and deselect text in  MS Word documents. Following are some very useful keyboard shortcuts that may save a lot of time in creating Office documents.

  • To select  a word                                            – Double Click on the word
  • To  select a sentence                                     – Ctrl + click anywhere in the sentence
  • To select a paragraph                                     – Triple select it
  • To select adjacent characters                        – Shift + Arrow
  • To select adjacent word                                 – Shift + Ctrl +Arrow

Using the selection area to the left of the document

  • Single click                    – Select a line
  • Double click                  – Select a paragraph
  • Triple click                     -Select  the whole document


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