Selecting Text

 

One of the easiest ways to select text within the Letter Writer is to use the mouse. This is done by clicking or dragging the mouse over the text to be selected.

o       To select a word using the mouse, double-click the word.

o       To select a line of text, triple-click a word on the line.

o       To cancel a selection using the mouse, click anywhere on the area outside the selected text.

o       To cancel a selection using the keyboard, press any arrow key.

 

Text can also be selected using the keyboard. The following table lists the keys that can be used to select text.

To Select

Press

One character to the left 

SHIFT+Left Arrow

One line up

SHIFT+Up Arrow

One word to the left

CTRL+SHIFT+Left Arrow

To the start of a line

SHIFT+Home

Up one window

SHIFT+Page Up

To the beginning of the letter

CTRL+SHIFT+Home

One character to the right

SHIFT+Right Arrow

One line down

SHIFT+Down Arrow

One word to the right

CTRL+SHIFT+Right Arrow

To the end of a line

SHIFT+End

Down one window

SHIFT+Page Down

To the end of a letter

CTRL+SHIFT+End

All text in the letter

CTRL+A