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Question 1

How can you select a single word in MS Word?

Hold down the Ctrl key and click once at the start of the word
Hold down the Shift key and click once at the end of the word
Double click on the word
Right click the word and choose Select Word
The traditional method of selecting a Word is to click at the start of the word and drag the mouse to the end of the word. While this works, it is difficult to position the mouse accurately at both the start and end of the word, so double clicking is generally considered to be a more productive method.

Question 2

How can you select a single sentence in MS Word?

Hold down the Ctrl key and click once anywhere within the sentence
Hold down the Shift key and click once anywhere within the sentence
Double click on any word
Triple click on any word
It is common to need to select a whole sentence and while clicking at the start and dragging over a sentence will work, it is time consuming and difficult to be precise. For this reason, Ctrl-clicking is generally held to be the most efficuent method of sentence selection.

Question 3

How can you select a single paragraph in MS Word?

Triple click in the left margin
Triple click any word
Double click on the last word
Hold down Ctrl and Shift and click anywhere inside the paragraph

Question 4

How can you select your entire document in MS Word?

Hold down the Ctrl key and press the End key
Hold down the Ctrl key and press the Home key
Triple click in the left margin
Double click in the left margin

Question 5

How can I select a line of text in MS Word?

Move the cursor into the left margin and click the mouse once
Triple click the first word of the line you want to select
Hold down Ctrl and Shift and press the End key
Place the cursor at the end of the line and triple click

Question 6

How can I select a rectangular section within a block of text?

Click and drag with the mouse
Hold down the Ctrl key and click and drag with the mouse
Hold down the Shift key and click and drag with the mouse
Hold down the Alt key and click and drag with the mouse

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