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Highlighting without the mouse?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jVirus, Sep 26, 2003.

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  1. jVirus

    jVirus Thread Starter

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    I'd really like to learn to Highlight without the mouse. It would be nice. I know I can do a shift then arrows but what about a whole word then like then doc like if you were to click the mouse progressivly, is this possible?
     
  2. e-liam

    e-liam

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    Hi jVirus.

    To highlight a word, place the cursor at the beginning of it, press Ctrl and Shift together then use the right arrow to highlight the whole word.

    To highlight a whole row of text, hold the Shift key while pressing the up/down arrows (depending which way you want to highlight).

    To highlight a whole document, press Ctrl +A.

    Hope that helps, :)

    Cheers

    Liam
     
  3. Hergé

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    ^ Thank you for that tip Liam, it works a treat too! :)

    Hergé
     
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