3.4.3 Text Selection
Text can be selected by using the mouse, the keyboard, or both
To select one word:
Place the insertion point on the word and double-click on it.
To select a sentence:
Hold down the Ctrl key while clicking anywhere in the sentence.
To select a paragraph:
Place the mouse pointer in the selection bar and double-click on it.
To select specific text:
Click and drag the I-beam pointer over one character, one word or the entire screen as desired.