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How to Display the Yellow Marker Easily to Highlight a MS Word Document

© Ugur Akinci

Would you like to have a digital yellow marker to appear instantly when you need it to mark the important parts of your MS Word document?

You can do that easily with a shortcut.

Let’s say you have this document:

MS Word 2010 How to Display Yellow Marker 1

You need your yellow marker? Just press Ctrl + Alt + H and your cursor will transform into a yellow marker:

MS Word 2010 How to Display Yellow Marker 2

Left-click the cursor, drag and highlight your text anyway you like:

MS Word 2010 How to Display Yellow Marker 3

To switch from yellow market to regular cursor, press Ctrl + Alt + H once again.


You can change the color of the highlighter by selecting any color from the Text Highlight Color drop-down menu on the HOME tab:

MS Word Text Highlight Color

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