Copy and Paste Shortcuts

Copy and Paste Keyboard Shortcut Tips

The easy and quick way to copy selected text and paste it into another part of a document or file.

Windows Based Computers:

Highlight the section you would like to cut/copy or paste –

  • Hold Down the CTRL Key and the C Key at Same Time: Copy
  • Hold Down the CTRL Key and X Key at Same Time: Cut
  • Hold Down the CTRL Key and V Key at Same Time: Paste

Apple MAC Based Computers
Command-X Cut the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard.
Command-C Copy the selected item to the Clipboard. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command-V Paste the contents of the Clipboard into the current document or app. This also works for files in the Finder.

Open the words or pictures you want to copy and paste.
Highlight it by dragging your cursor over what you want to copy and paste.
Press the ⌘ Command key. It has the Apple logo on old Macs and the looped square logo on new Macs located on the keyboard
Copy It
Paste It

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