For Microsoft applications

Select Text Like a Pro

Left click your mouse once to select a character.

Click twice to select an entire word.

Click three times to select all the text in an entire paragraph.

Press Ctrl + A to select all the text in the entire document.

Remove Formatting from selected text

Press CTRL + Space Bar to remove all formatting from selected text.

This is especially helpful if you’ve been copying / pasting text from websites or documents that have different formatting.