|Entering and editing text
You can enter and edit text
The procedures below assume you're working in one of these environments.
To enter text, in most cases just begin typing. As you type, the insertion point moves and your text automatically continues on the next line.
Tip: To create a line break without starting a new paragraph, press Shift-Return.
To end one paragraph and start another:
To move the insertion point to another location in your document:
If you see the arrow instead of the I-beam pointer:
If you don't see the Tools window, choose Show Tools from the Window menu.
If you don't see text when you type:
If you've created a text frame, but it's disappeared:
To make changes to existing text, you must select it. Drag across it with the I-beam pointer or use the following shortcuts:
Moving or copying text
You can move text, or a copy of it, to another location. When you use the Cut or Copy command in the Edit menu, the selected text is placed in a holding area called the Clipboard, where the text remains until you choose Cut or Copy again or you turn off your computer. The Clipboard holds the contents of only one Cut or Copy at a time.
To remove text from one location and move it to another:
Tip: To quickly move selected text without using the Clipboard, drag it to the new location.
To copy text from one location to another (without removing it from the original location):
Tip: To quickly copy selected text without using the Clipboard, press Option while you drag it to the new location.
To remove text without placing a copy on the Clipboard:
Undoing your most recent change
To undo the last change you made:
Tip: You can also revert to the last saved version of the document.
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