Whenever you need to work with text you need to select it. Different techniques for selecting text can improve productivity.
The table below lists different techniques for selecting words, paragraphs and blocks of text in Word.
Double click the word
Hold Ctrl and click anywhere in the sentence
|A line of text||
Click in the selection pane (left margin) next to the line
Triple click in the paragraph or double click in the selection pane
|A block of text||
Click at the start of the text, hold shift and click the end of the text
|Several blocks of text||
Hold Ctrl whilst you select the different blocks of text
Ctrl + A