Editing Documents in Word iPad

Word iPad    |    Beginner
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There are numerous techniques that can be used to edit Word for iPad documents. Discover how to select, copy, move, and cut and paste text; use the search, find, and replace tools; and perform a word count and spell check.


  • Use the cursor and enter text in word for ipad
    Select text in word for ipad
    Move text in word for ipad
    Copy, cut, and paste in word for ipad
    Find text in a document in word for ipad
  • Replace text in word for ipad
    Insert a text box in word for ipad
    Undo and redo actions in word for ipad
    Use spell check in word for ipad
    Use word count in word for ipad


  • 3m 21s
    The cursor is the vertical blinking line that you see in your Word for iPad documents. You can use your touchscreen to move the cursor around the document in order to add, delete or select text. Learn some hints that will help you to place the cursor exactly where you would like. FREE ACCESS
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    If you want to format or modify any text in your Word for iPad document, you are going to need to know how to select it. You can create manual text selections using your touchscreen. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Moving text in Word iPad
    2m 37s
    If you want to quickly reorganize your document, you can use the cut function to move text elements to different places within your Word for iPad document. You can move single characters, words, sentences or entire paragraphs. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Copying, cutting & pasting in Word iPad
    3m 37s
    The copy, cut and paste functions are often used in office documents and can save you a lot of time when in comes to reorganizing or editing your text. Word for iPad is no different, and these functions are very useful if you want to move text elements from one place to another. It is also possible to use the copy and paste functions to import content, such as images, from external sources into your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Finding text in a document in Word iPad
    1m 59s
    You can save a lot of time looking for certain characters, words or phrases in your document by using Word for iPad's Find function. It will locate all the instances the item appears in your documents and you can quickly scroll through the results. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Replacing text in Word iPad
    2m 32s
    Word for iPad's Find and Replace function is useful if you want to replace text, but can't quite remember where to find it. It's extremely useful if you want to replace all the instances that the character, word or phrase appears with a substitute. Learn how Word can instantly make these changes to your document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Inserting a text box in Word iPad
    4m 11s
    The Word pour iPad text boxes help you easily format small paragraphs. You can easily place the boxes in various areas of the page and there are a number of customization options that allow you to change their appearance and that of the text they hold. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Undoing & redoing your actions in Word iPad
    3m 56s
    If you make a change to your document that you don't want to keep, then you will find the undo function very useful. Word for iPad stores a record of your recent actions, meaning that you can cancel and redo anything that you have done since you created or opened your document. It is also possible to save different versions of your document, which can be used as backups should you wish to make any major changes to the content. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using the Spell Check function in Word iPad
    2m 55s
    If you are unsure of the spelling of a particular word, you can use Word for iPad's spell check. Words that the application is unable to find in its dictionary are automatically underlined. As well as selecting from a helpful list of suggestions, you can also choose to ignore certain terms, and even change the language settings applied to your text. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using the word count in Word iPad
    2m 24s
    If you have a minimum or maximum number of words required for a document you're writing using Word for iPad, you'll want to monitor the document using the word count. You can even learn how many characters, paragraphs and spaces there are in a specific area of or in the entire document. FREE ACCESS


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