How Do You Copy and Paste Text?


Quick Answer

To copy text from a computer, highlight the text to be copied, click the right mouse button, and select Copy from the menu. To paste the text, right clicks the spot where you wish to paste the text, and select Paste from the menu.

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How Do You Copy and Paste Text?
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You can highlight text by clicking at the start of the word and moving the mouse across without letting go of the mouse button until you have selected the entire section you wish to copy. After selecting the text, you can also copy and paste using keyboard shortcuts. On a Windows computer, pressing the "Ctrl" and "C" keys simultaneously copies text and pressing the "Ctrl" and "V" keys pastes it. On a Mac computer, use the "Command" and "C" keys to copy or "Command" and "V" keys to paste.

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