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Lesson 10. Using WordPad > Moving the Text Insertion Point

Moving the Text Insertion Point

To move the insertion point with the mouse, just click the place in the text that you want to move to. To move the insertion point using the keyboard, see the options in Table 10.1. You can use these keys to move the insertion point around after you have typed some text and without disturbing that text. You cannot move the insertion point beyond the last character in your document.

Table 10.1. Moving the Insertion Point with the Keyboard
Press To Move
down arrow Down one line
up arrow Up one line
right arrow Right one character
left arrow Left one character
Page Up Previous screen
Page Down Next screen
Ctrl+right arrow Next word
Ctrl+left arrow Previous word
Ctrl+Page Up Top of screen
Ctrl+Page Down Bottom of screen
Home Beginning of line
End End of line
Ctrl+Home Beginning of document
Ctrl+End End of document



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