Selecting Text

In order to modify the text you need to be able to indicate to the system which text you wish to modify. We do this by selecting the text. There are a few methods by which you can select text.

  1. Click & Drag
    1. Hover your mouse at the end of the text you wish to select
    2. Click and hold the left mouse button down
    3. Move your mouse to the start of the text you wish to select
    4. Do not let go of the mouse button until you are satisfied you have selected the correct text, then let go
    5. The text is selected
  2. Select a Word – Double Click
    1. Hover your mouse over the word you wish to select. Your mouse pointer will be the I beam text tool
    2. Double click the left hand mouse button
    3. The word is selected
  3. Select a Line – Single Click in the Margin
    1. Hover your mouse in the left margin beside the row you wish to select. Your mouse pointer will be a white arrow
    2. Single click with the left hand mouse button
    3. The line is selected
  4. Select a Paragraph – Double Click in the Margin
    1. Hover your mouse in the left margin beside the row you wish to select. Your mouse pointer will be a white arrow
    2. Double click with the left hand mouse button
    3. The paragraph is selected

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