Opening Word document and Deleting text

To Open Word document

Method 1

  • Start Word 2016 and When Word is open on your computer you’ll see recently used document files in Recent list and one more option at the bottom Open Other Documents.
  • If you can see your document in Recent list, you can then click the filename to open it or Click Open Other Documents and click Browse.
  • Word will ask you to browse the file where you have saved your document file.
  • As we had saved the file in D:, we will go to D: and select the file MyFirstDocument.
  • Click Open button to open the document file.

Method 2

If we’ve clicked Blank Document or we’re already working in a document and now we want to open our old document file.

To open the document file –

  • Click File tab and click Open.
  • Click Browse to locate the document like we did in Method 1 above and continue further process to open the file.

Method 3

  • You can also use the shortcut key Ctrl + O to get the Open window and continue locating the file to open.

Deleting text in Word

To delete a text

  • Click before the text you want to delete.
  • In the first line, if we want to delete letter ‘M’ from Microsoft, click before ‘M’.
  • You’ll notice the text insertion point is before letter ‘M’.
  • To delete ‘M’, press Delete key from the keyboard.

To delete a word

  • Double click on the word you want to delete.
  • When the word is selected, press Delete key to delete the selected word.

To delete a paragraph

  • Click three times on the paragraph you want to delete.
  • When the paragraph is selected, press Delete key.