Microsoft Word text manipulation

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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word text selection
Word copy/paste
Moving text in Word is either by shading and copy+paste, or shading, moving the mouse over it and moving it literally while keeping pressing on the mouse. Sometimes the second way is easier, especially when typing for a long time or being used to it. However, sometimes this doesn't happen. I'd like to know what causes this, meaning I must have done something that stopped that function (moving the text in the second way). What is that that I did without knowing? I use a new Toshiba laptop.

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The second way is still copy paste.  You are just eliminating a step in the copy paste.  I know that in some cases if you are using the generic mouse (Microsoft Driver) driver rather than the specific mouse driver (Logitech Driver) some features will not work properly in word.  In some cases, you cannot use a specific driver because there is none available and you have no choice in the matter.  I have an older USB Optical mouse that I am having that issue with.  The other possibility is there is a change that has been made in your tools for the mouse relating to the cut and paste. 

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