COURSE CODE :: BCOM
11 COURSE ::COMPUTER
Unit -4 ::WORKING WITH TEXT IN MS WORD
MS Word 2010 provides several magnificent
ways to enhance and control the appearance of
the text in a document. You can format the text
as bold, italic, and underline. You can further
change the font size and font color of the text.
MS Word 2010 also allows you to edit and align
the text; set spacing between the characters,
lines, and paragraphs; and create bulleted and
numbered lists. You can add WordArt in the
document to make it more attractive and eyecatching.
Explore how to add text in a document by pressing appropriate keys
from the keyboard
Learn how to edit text in a document, such as cut, copy, and paste,
and finding and replacing the text with another text
Explain how to align text in a document using the Left, Right, Center,
and Justify commands
Learn to apply formatting to the text and paragraphs of a document
Work with WordArt, hyperlink and equation
ADDING AND SELECTING
TEXT IN A DOCUMENT
Adding text in a document
Start MS Word 2010 to create a blank
press the appropriate keys from the keyboard
to add text at the current location of the
Selecting text in a document
Click before the text you want to select
Hold the mouse button pressed and drag it to
the desired location of the text that you want
EDITING TEXT IN AN MS
WORD 2010 DOCUMENT
Sometime you may make mistakes while adding text in a
document, such as you may have added some text at an
inappropriate location. In such cases, you need to rectify the
mistakes by editing the erroneous text in the document.
You can edit the text of a document in various ways, such as by
cutting, copying, and pasting the text; inserting new text; and
deleting the unwanted text.
You can easily find a word in an MS Word 2010 document by
using the Replace button, which helps in finding the text
automatically without wasting time in searching the whole
In an MS Word 2010 document, you can easily and quickly find a
text as well as replace a text with another text as per your
ALIGNING AND ADJUSTING TEXT
While adding text in a document, the text of each line
appears uniformly at an equal distance from the left
margin of the page by default. Such a uniform visual
arrangement of the text along the margins of the page is
referred to as alignment. In an MS Word 2010
document, the text is left aligned by default. You can
change the alignment of the text as right, center, or
You can change the spacing between the characters,
lines, and paragraphs in the text. You can also make two
characters in the text appear closer or farther by
decreasing or increasing the distance between them
INSERTING THE CURRENT
DATE AND TIME IN A
Place the cursor at the location where you want
to insert the date and time
Select the Insert tab on the Ribbon .
Click the Date and Time button under the Text
group of the Insert tab
Select the desired date and time format from the
Available formats list box .
Click the OK button to close the Date and Time
CREATING BULLETED AND
In an MS Word 2010 document, a bulleted list starts with an asterisk or
some other character and a numbered lists starts with the number 1, the
letter a, and the Roman numeral I.
Create a new bulleted list
Click the down-arrow button of the Bullets command under the
Paragraph group of the Home tab
Select the list of options you want to make as bulleted list
Select the desired bullet format that you want for the bulleted list from
the drop-down list.
Create a new bulleted or numbered list
Select the set of sequential steps you want to make a numbered list.
Click the down-arrow button of the Numbering command under the
Paragraph group of the Home tab.
Select the style of the numbered list from the list of format.
Formatting refers to appearance and arrangement of
the text in the document.
You can change the font and font size of the text in
MS Word 2010 documents by using several fonts and
you can give more importance to a text, character, or
line in a document by making them bold, or italic, or
You can apply font effects such as strikethrough,
subscript, and superscript in the text of a document.
you can change the color of the text to add variety in
the documents and look more attractive and eyecatching.
You can emphasize on some section of the text in MS
Word 2010 documents by highlighting it with a
CREATING AND EDITING
A hyperlink refers to a link that is used as a reference to a
document, which can be followed by the user or reader directly.
Select the text or graphic you want to use to create a hyperlink.
Click the Hyperlink button under the Links group of the Insert tab.
Select the Existing File or Web Page button in the Link to
Navigate the path of the document that you want to link in the
Look in list box.
Click the ScreenTip button in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
Type the screen tip in the ScreenTip text box.
Click the OK button in the Set Hyperlink ScreenTip dialog box
The Insert Hyperlink dialog box reappears.
Click the OK button in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.