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.