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How to copy and paste using keyboard shortcuts

Modified on: 2017-07-26 11:01:14 +0200

If you want to copy and paste information from another document, this is what you need to do:

Step 1: Highlight the text you want to copy.

highlighted text

Step 2: Press the ‘ctrl’ and ‘c’ buttons simultaneously.

The Ctrl and C button highlighted on a keyboard

Step 3: Click where you want to paste the selected text.

Click where you would like to paste your text

Step 4: Press the ‘ctrl’ and ‘v’ buttons simultaneously and the text will then appear on the page.

The Ctrl and V button highlighted on a keyboard

Once you have pasted your text in the message box, you should see it.

Your text has now been pasted

Once you have pasted your text it may be necessary to remove any formatting:

Step 1: Highlight the text.

highlighted text

Step 2: Select the 'paragraph' option from the toolbar on the top left-hand side, which is indicated by the arrow in the diagram below. 

Paragraph button found in text editor

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