How to Highlight a Single Word in Office Word 2010


If you use Office Word 2010 to write your documents you may have got into this issue a lot of times. If you try to highlight a single word the system will also automatically highlight words and text next to the word you want to select. This quick trick will show you in simple “words” how to fix it and force Word 2010 to select the text you want.

Open a Word document.
Click the File ribbon (tab) on the left side of the window.
Click Options.
The Word Option window will appear on your screen. On the left pane click Advanced.
In the right pane, under Edition Options, untick the When selecting, automatically select entire word checkbox.
Click OK.


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