To edit your text and assign various formatting, you must first learn how to select the text you want to modify. Selecting text is as easy as clicking or dragging, or a combination of both. There are a variety of text selection techniques you can apply, whether you’re selecting a single character, a word, a sentence, a paragraph, or even an entire document.
To select by dragging, click and drag across the character, word, or paragraph you want to select.
Selected text appears highlighted in the document.
You can double-click within a word to select a single word in the document.
To select a paragraph, triple-click anywhere in the paragraph.
You can also select text by clicking in the margin. To select a line of text, click in the margin directly left of the line.
To select a paragraph, double-click in the margin.
To select the entire document, triple-click in the margin.