Task 5: Selecting Text



Click at the beginning of the text you want to select.


Hold down the mouse button and drag across the text, then release the mouse button. The selected text appears highlighted.


Knowing how to select data (text, images, and so on) is very important when using WordPad. For example, you can select text and then delete it, move it, copy it, change its appearance, and more.


Select an Image

To select an image, click it once.

Use the Keyboard

If you prefer to use the keyboard to select text, hold down the Shift key and use the arrow keys to highlight the text you want to select.


Deselect Text

To deselect text, click outside the selected text.