Copying Text

Step-by-Step Procedure

  1. Select the text to be copied
    1. Move the mouse pointer to the left edge of the text to be copied
    2. Depress and hold the left mouse button as you move the pointer across to the right and, if necessary, down to select the text to be copied
    3. When the appropriate text has been highlighted in blue, release the left mouse button
    Method One:

  2. Left-click on the Edit Menu and left-click on Copy. A copy of the selected text is placed on the Windows clipboard
  3. Move the mouse pointer to the location in the document where you wish the text to be copied
  4. Left-click to place the insertion point at this location
  5. Left-click on the Edit Menu and lect-click on Paste. A duplicate of the selected text is place in the new location
  6. Method Two:

  1. Right-click with the mouse and left-click on Copy. A copy of the selected text is placed on the Windows clipboard
  2. Move the mouse pointer to the location in the document where you wish the text to be copied
  3. Left-click to place the insertion point at this location
  4. Right-click with the mouse and left-click on Paste. A duplicate of the selected text is place in the new location

         The task is complete!

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