Microsoft Word – making vertical selections

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One of the first things you find out when using Microsoft Word is that clikcking and dragging selects text.

But doing so selects one or more entire lines. What if you just want to select the leftmost couple of inches of your page to make that text bold? Or apply some special effect to the right-hand few centimetres?

In this post we take a look at how you can select vertical portions of your document.