You might be a great writer straight out of the blocks, but most of us need a good editor (or maybe more than one). After you add content to Word 2013, you are likely to want to tweak a word here or revise a phrase there. You’ll also want to add formatting to specific phrases; for example, you might want to italicize a book title, boldface a product name, or underline a link you want others to be able to find easily.
Display the document with the text that you want to edit.
Click to position the cursor at the end of the section of text you want to delete and use the backspace key to remove the unwanted text.
Type the corrected text.
Additionally, you can tap and drag or click and drag to select text ...