Word: Select a column of textJune 26, 2008
In later versions of Word (2007, 2003, 2000?), you can select a ‘column’ of text that isn’t in a table. Very handy if you have lots of manually entered numbers or bullets that you want to remove!
Here’s how: Hold down the ALT key as you click and drag over the area you want to select. Once the area is selected, you can use Word’s usual commands to change the format or delete the selection.
[This article was first published in the September 2004 CyberText newsletter; steps checked in Word 2007, 21 August 2008]