Drag and copy text in Word

Most Word users know they can use the mouse to drag a highlighted block of text to a new location in a document, but did you know you can also copy selected text to a new location?

Just select the text you want to copy, hold down as you click on the highlighted text, and drag the altered mouse pointer to the desired spot. (You will notice that the cursor shape changes to a plus sign when the key is held down.) Release the mouse button to finish the job.

Want to copy the text to a location off the current screen? Drag the mouse pointer over the scroll bar until the desired location appears, then move it back over the document and drop the selected text.

If you misplace the text, you can always press -Z to undo the action and then try placing the text again.

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