Move around in Word 2010

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Move around

There are several ways available in the Word 2010 for move around using the mouse and keyboard.

First of all create a simple text into the Word document. For create a simple text also shortcut available write =rand() press enter some simple text appear in your word document.


Moving with mouse

Very easily you can move the insertion point by clicking in the mouse pointer anywhere in your text on the screen. If your document is very large you can not see a place where you want to move. In that condition you have to use scroll bars that is present in right side of word window.

You can also move in your document by rolling the mouse wheel.

Moving with Scrollbar

Two scrollbar appear in word window vertical scrollbar and horizontal scrollbar. for moving vertically and moving horizontally in word document. using vertical scrollbar you may use

  • Move one line upward by using the upward-pointing scroll arrow.
  • Move one line downward by using the downward-pointing scroll arrow.
  • Move one next page by using next page button. (footnote)
  • Move one previous page by using previous page button. (footnote)
  • The Browse Object button to move through the document from one object to the next object.

Moving with keyboard

There are several keyboard command moving around your document. And also move insertion point.

Keystroke Where the insertion point Moves
Forward Arrow forward one character.
Backword Arrow Move one character back.
Upward Arrow Move one line up.
Downard Arrow Move one line down.
PageUp Move to the previous screen.
PageDown Move to the next screen.
Home Move beginning to the current line.
End Move end of the current line.

Note: You can also move word by word or paragraph by paragraph for this you have press down ctrl key of keyboard.

Keystroke Where the insertion point Moves
Ctrl + Forward Arrow Move one word forward.
Ctrl + Backword Arrow Move one word backward.
Ctrl + Upward Arrow Move Start of the previous paragraph.
Ctrl + Downard Arrow Move Start of the next paragraph.
Ctrl + PageUp Move to the previous browse object.
Ctrl + PageDown Move to the next browse object.
Ctrl + Home Move to the beginning  of document
Ctrl + End Move the ending of document.
Shift + F5 Move to the last place where you change your document.

Moving from Go To Command

From keyboard press F5 for open the dialog box. In dialog box different option available for reach the particular page or line or section.

Normally user choose Go To Tab then choose page in listbox and insert the page number where you want to go.


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