To Select a Portion of a Document

Click at the beginning of the selection, move the mouse to the end of the selection while holding the left mouse button down, and then release the mouse button.


  • Alternatively, press arrow keys while pressing the SHIFTkey.

  • Alternatively, press the F8 key, and then press arrow keys.

  • To select lines, click on the left edge of the window, or press CTRL + F8.

  • To select vertically (in a rectangular block), use the mouse to select while pressing the ALT key, or press SHIFT+ CTRL + F8.