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Lesson 14. Creating a Document with 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 you want to move it to. To move the insertion point using the keyboard, see the options in Table 14.1. You can use these keys to move the insertion point around without disturbing existing text.

Table 14.1. Moving the Insertion Point with the Keyboard
PressTo Move
Down arrowDown one line
Up arrowUp one line
Right arrowRight one character
Left arrowLeft one character
Page UpPrevious screen
Page DownNext screen
Ctrl+Right arrowNext word
Ctrl+Left arrowPrevious word
Ctrl+PageUpTop of screen
Ctrl+PageDownBottom of screen
HomeBeginning of line
EndEnd of line
Ctrl+HomeBeginning of document
Ctrl+EndEnd of document



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