How do I Copy, Cut and Paste information?

First you must SELECT the desired text by highlighting it:

Highlight: To make a portion of your text or graphic STANDOUT (used with Copy / Cut / Paste)

Mouse Method - Click and hold the left mouse button to the left of the first character of the material you wish to highlight, drag your mouse down and to the right until every thing you need to copy is highlighted. Release the mouse button

Keyboard Method – move the cursor to the left of the first letter you wish to highlight. Hold down the Shift key and tap one of the Arrow keys to highlight all the desired material

Once the text is selected, you are now ready to Copy, Cut, Paste

Copy - Place a copy of the selected text and or graphics in a second or more location in the same or another file.

Cut – Remove selected text and or graphics in preparation to be pasted into another place in the same or a different document.C

Paste –Place Copy or Cut text and or graphics in a different place in the same or different file.

Keyboard Method

Step 1.Select the information to be Copied or Cut by highlighting it
Step 2. CTRL + C or ALT, E, C OR CTRL + X or ALT, E, T
Step 3. Use the arrow, page up/down keys to move the cursor where the material will be pasted to.
Step 4. CTRL + V or ALT, E, P

Mouse Method

Step 1. Select the information to be Copied or Cut by highlighting it
Step 2. Click Edit -> Copy OR Click Edit -> Cut
Step 3. Click the cursor where the material will be pasted to.
Step 4. Click Edit -> Paste

The material that was Cut or Copied remains on the Windows Clipboard and can be pasted multiple times in the same or a different document. The material remains on the Windows Clipboard until a new selection is Copied or Cut.

NOTE: Delete will permanently remove selected material.

Copy Cut and Paste works between programs, files and in dialog boxes.


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