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How to Copy and Paste

Mouse Actions


  • Place the mouse cursor at the beginning of what you want to copy.
  • Left click and drag to the end of what you want copied, so the text will be highlighted in a black box.
  • Then you will right click anywhere in that black box and select "Copy" from the dropdown menu that appears.
  • Move to the location you want the copied text to be and left click your mouse to place the mouse cursor there.
  • Right click your mouse and select "Paste" from the dropdown menu that appears.

Keyboard Actions


  • Using the arrow keys, locate the text you want to copy.
  • Place the cursor at the beginning of what you want to copy.
  • Hold down the "Shift" key and the right arrow key at the same time to select the text.
  • The selected text will have a black box around it.
  • Select the "Ctrl" key and hold down, then hit the letter "C" key to copy (at the same time).
  • Use the arrows on the keyboard to locate where you want the copied text to go.
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and then hit the letter "V" key to paste the text (at the same time).

Mouse & Keyboard Actions


  • Place the mouse cursor to the beginning of what you want to copy.
  • Left click and drag to the end of what you want copied, so the text will be highlighted in a black box.
  • Select the "Ctrl" key and hold down, then hit the letter "C" key to copy (at the same time).
  • Move to the location you want the copied text to be and place the mouse cursor there.
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and then hit the letter "V" key to paste the text (at the same time).