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

Sentence selected in document; Cut and Paste buttons on Home tab

Callout 1 Select the text you want to move.
Callout 2 Click Cut.
Callout 3 Place the insertion point where you want the text to appear.
Callout 4 Click Paste.

Still looking at the first paragraph, you decide that the sentence you added should be the last sentence in the paragraph.

You don't have to delete the sentence and then type it again. Instead, you can move the sentence by performing a cut-and-paste operation: Cut the sentence to delete it from its current location, and then paste it into the new location.

First, you select the entire sentence, as shown in the picture (you'll learn the steps to select a sentence in the practice). Then, on the Ribbon at the top of the window, on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click Cut Button image. Or use a keyboard shortcut to do the same thing, by pressing CTRL+X (think of the X as a scissor). (Once you start editing documents, you'll see how fast and convenient this keyboard shortcut is.)

Then you move the pointer to the end of the paragraph, where you want the sentence to appear (after the dot Formatting mark dot formatting mark).

Finally, on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click Paste Button image, or press CTRL+V to use the keyboard shortcut. The sentence is pasted in place. You can try this in the practice.

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