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While editing you can also delete unwanted text. Few characters or words at the
cursor position are normally deleted with the use of Delete key (to delete
characters to the right of the cursor) or Backspace key (to delete characters to the
left of the cursor). However, a block of text (say a few lines, or a few sentences, or
an entire paragraph or page) is deleted by first selecting (highlighting) it with the
use of a mouse or a combination of keys and then deleting it all at once by
pressing the Delete key. Whenever some text is deleted, the text following the
deleted text is automatically moved over to fill the space generated by the deleted
Text editing feature also supports cut-and-paste facility that allows you to move a
block of text from one place to another within a document or even between
documents. Sometimes a block of text may be used at several locations in a
document, or in several documents. In such situations, a slightly modified version
of this facility, known as copy-and-paste facility, is used in which the block of text
is copied at desired positions but not deleted from its original position.
Formatting Page Style
This feature allows you to define the page layout format for a document.
Definition of a page layout format many include things such as:
1. Space to be left for left, right, top, and bottom page margins. 2. The default spacing between two lines (such as single space, double space, 1.5
3. Automatic numbering of pages with page number style (such as 1, 2, 3, ..., or
1/10, 2/10, 3/10, ..., 1 of 10, 2 of 10, 3 of 10, ..., etc.) and page number position
(top center, top left and right, bottom center, bottom left and right, etc.).
4. Automatic placement of header and footer labels on each page (such as the
header labels used in this book).
Setting text in multiple columns, one or more columns of text on a single
page. The multi-column option is frequently used in newsletter and newspaper
It is also possible to creat...
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This document was uploaded on 04/07/2014.
- Spring '14