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By using the mouse and the keyboard, you can select text and graphics, including items that are not next to each other (non-contiguous) in Microsoft Word. For example, you can select a paragraph on page one and a sentence on page three.
Note This is a new feature in Word. You cannot select multiple selections of text in earlier versions of Word.
To select items that are not next to each other, follow these steps:
For more information about a known problem that occurs when you use the keyboard to select text, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/275969/ )Cannot select non-contiguous text with the keyboard