training here will guide you and start exploring the
basic features of Microsoft Word 2003.
It started from opening file, moving around Word document, and different
selection techniques that you can delete the text after selected.
Letís start and have fun of learning!
Opening a file in Microsoft Word 2003
To open a file
From the File menu, click Open.
From the Open dialog box as displayed, use the Look in: drop
down menu to select the drive or folder that contains the file you want.
To open the file you can either double-click on the file name OR select the file name by clicking on it, and then click on the Open
Moving through a Word document
Using the Keyboard Arrow keys
Place the insertion point anywhere in your document. Use the keyboard arrow keys
to move up, down, left and right throughout the document.
Using the Keyboard Page Up / Page Down keys
If you press the keyboard Page Up or Page Down keys you will move
through your document by approximately one screen per press.
Using the Scroll Button
If you click once on the down or up arrows at
the top or bottom of the scroll bar you will scroll through your document one
line at a time.
Using the Scroll Bar
Click on the scroll bar within the vertical scroll bar. As you drag it up and
down, you will see page number displayed. When you release the mouse button, you
will go to the page number indicated within the yellow colored pop-up.
Microsoft Word 2003 Toolbars
To display additional toolbars
From the View menu, point to Toolbars.
From the Toolbars sub-menu, click on the required toolbar name. The
toolbars that are already displayed on the screen are checked (ticked).
turn a fixed toolbar to a floating toolbar
Place the mouse pointer to header of the particular toolbar you wish to move
until you see the 'cross' symbol appear.
Click and drag the mouse to the location you wish to place the toolbar.
To re-attach a floating toolbar
Move the mouse pointer to the Title Bar of the particular floating
toolbar you wish to re-attach and double-click with the mouse button.
Microsoft Word 2003 Selection Techniques
Before you can apply any formatting to the text, you need to select (highlight)
the text first. It can be a word, a line, a paragraph or entire Word document.
To select a word
Double-click on the word.
To select a line
Move the mouse pointer to the left of the line you wish to select, until the
mouse pointer changes from an I-bean to an arrow pointing upwards and to the
right. Click once with the mouse button.
To select a paragraph
Move the mouse pointer to the left of the paragraph you wish to select,
until the mouse pointer changes from an I-bean to an arrow pointing upwards and
to the right. Double-click with the left mouse button.
To select the entire document
From Edit menu, choose Select All.
Deleting Text in Microsoft Word 2003
If you wish a particular
text to be disappear from your Microsoft Word 2003 document, then you can use
the delete function.
To delete a character
Place the insertion point to the left of the character to be deleted and
press Delete key on your keyboard.
To delete a word
Select the word to be delete by double-click on it and press the keyboard
To delete a line or lines
Select the line or lines to be delete (as describe in the Selection
Techniques section above)
Press the Delete key.
To delete a block of text
Select the block of text that you want to delete by dragging the mouse
pointer over the text with the left mouse button depressed.
Once the text is selected press the Delete key.
To delete the entire document
Select the entire document (as describe in the Selection Techniques section