How to Highlight a Single Word in Office Word 2010

| November 30, 2010

If you use Microsoft Office Word 2010 to create your documents you may have come across this problem many times i.e., If you try to highlight a single word the system will automatically highlight words and text next to the word you prefer to select. This quick trick will show you how to fix it and force Microsoft Word 2010 to only select the text you want to.

  • Open a Microsoft Word document.
  • Click the File ribbon (tab) on the left side of the window.
  • Click Options.
  • On the left pane click Advanced.
  • In the right pane, under Edition Options, uncheck the When selecting, automatically select entire word checkbox.
  • Click OK.
  • Done!

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