Term Definition
clipboard a temporary storage place in the computer’s memory, available to all the programs on your computer, which can hold only one selection at a time.
copy place a copy of selected text on the clipboard or the office clipboard.
cut to remove selected text and place it on the clipboard or the office clipboard.
drag to select text by positioning the I-beam pointer to the left of the first character of the text you want to select, holding down the left button on the mouse, dragging the pointer to the end of the text you want to select, and then releasing the button.
find to select text by positioning the I-beam pointer to the left of the first character of the text you want to select, holding down the left button on the mouse, dragging the pointer to the end of the text you want to select, and then releasing the button.
drag-and-drop drag selected text from one place in a file to another.
format to change the appearance or look of text.
go to to jump to a specific location in a file.
office clipboard temporary storage area for up to 24 selections you copy or cut.
paste to copy an item stored on the clipboard or the office clipboard to a location in a file.
paste options commands that appear below and to the right of pasted text; you can click the paste options button to open a menu of options for formatting the pasted text.
quick style a predefined format that you can apply by clicking a button in the styles group on the home tab.
redo to reserve an action that you undid.
repeat to repeat the most recent action.
replace search a file for each occurrence of a specific word or phrase that you specify and then replace the word or phrase with another word or phrase that you specify.
select to highlight a block of text.
show/hide a command that allows you to see hidden formatting marks in a document.
toggle to switch between two options or to turn a feature on or off.
undo to reserve a recent action.
wildcard special character that represents characters in a search.

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