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Get to know Word 2007 II: Edit text and revise your documents

Insertion point at the end of text; scissors to indicate cutting text; arrow keys; Undo button
Make changes to your Microsoft Office Word 2007 documents. Learn how to add and delete text and how to move text from one place to another.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience. Practice requires Word 2007.
  • A short test at the end the lesson; the test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Move the insertion point around a document, using either the mouse or the keyboard, so that you can get to where you need to in order to make changes.
  • Select text to make revisions.
  • Move text by cutting and pasting.

Before you begin

You should take the course Get to know Word 2007 I: Create your first document or already know how to create and save Word documents.

Have you created a Word document, and then wondered how to make changes to it?

Learn how to get from one place to another in a document so that you can make changes anywhere on the page. Then you'll learn how to add and delete text, and move it around.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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