how to move text and objects in Microsoft word 2007

At some instance during editing a document you bump into a situation where text or object must be literally moved to a different position within the current document or to another document instead of making its duplicate (copy)

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There is a simpler way than getting to erase and recreating the text/ object in the correct position. In Microsoft office word 2007 we use a moving tool referred to as cutting tool

After this tool has been activated by clicking on cut command, the cut text/ object is temporarily held in a storage location known as clipboard. It is there after moved to the intended position after clicking on paste.

If you want to move text/ object in Microsoft office word 2007 then follow the below guide.

  1. Highlight the text/ object.
  2. Click on Home ribbon then from the clipboard panel, identify cut command and click it. 
  3. Position the insertion pointer where you want the text/ object to be placed.
  4. Click paste command from clipboard panel 

To use keyboard shortcuts. 

  • Press Ctrl+X to cut 
  • Press Ctrl+V to paste

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You also can use the a mouse, select the text/ object to move then drag it to the required position and release the lesft mouse button.


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