How to Drag Text to Another Location in Word 2007
When you move a block of text only a short distance, you can use the mouse to drag-move or drag-copy the text. This feature usually works best if you’re moving or copying between two locations that you can see directly on the screen.
To move any selected block of text with the mouse, just drag the block: Point the mouse cursor anywhere in the block of text, and then drag the block to its new location. Notice how the mouse pointer changes — that means you’re moving the text.
To copy a block of selected text with the mouse, just drag the block — and be sure to press the Ctrl key as you drag. (Yes, this process works just like moving the block.) When you do that, a plus sign appears in the mouse pointer. It’s your sign that the block is being copied and not just moved.
When you drag a block of text with the mouse, you’re not copying it to the Clipboard. You cannot use the Paste (Ctrl+V) command to paste in the block again.