[Word] Activate vertical selection
As you may have noticed, under Microsoft word, when selecting part of a text document, the selection is made horizontally (click-hold right mouse button and drag along the text in an upward or downward direction).
As in our example below:
Still under Microsoft Word you can make use of "Vertical selection". This can be very handy when you need to copy paste, only the beginning/end of each of the lines of your document.
- To activate it simply press simultaneously Shift+Ctrl+F8.
- The cursor "|" will change from the default black color to a pale blue one.
- From there simply position your cursor on the part of the text you wish to copy, click-hold the RMB and make your selection.
Note that:Press simultaneously Shift+Ctrl+F8 again, to revert to normal select.
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