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Part I: Word > Editing in Word

Chapter 2. Editing in Word

Despite all the innovations in Office X, some things haven't changed, including the basics of editing your text. Adding, deleting, or moving text around works essentially the same way as it did in Word 1.0, which fit on a single floppy disk and had to be started up with a hand crank.

Most of the editing and formatting techniques in Word and the other Office programs require a two-step procedure: select, then do. That is, first select the thing (word, paragraph, sentence) that you intend to act upon; then use keystrokes or menu commands to tell the Mac what to do to it.


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