BARE ESSENTIALS for MOVING TEXT

BARE ESSENTIALS for MOVING TEXT
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Note: there is more than one method for achieving goals on your computer.
1. You can do everything through the menus on the top of the page, and
2 These menus often offer shortcuts that you can use directly. These require that you hold down the control key and strike a specific letter. For this exercise the letters we will use will be A, C and V.

A THREE-PART PROCESS:

1. SELECT. In order to move anything you must first choose what you want to move.
You can do this by placing your cursor over the material, holding down the left button and moving it over the text you want.
If you want to select all the text, you can go to the Edit menu at the top of the page and chose the words Select All – or to the shortcut which would be Control A (the shortcut does not use the letter S because that is reserved for Save).

2. COPY: In order to move anything you must copy it from this place to some place else. You can go to the Edit Menu and select COPY or use the shortcut Control C. You will not see where the material is copied – this is to a magical, invisible place!

3. PASTE: Now go to the place where you want to move the text. You are going to call the copy out of the air and place it wherever you wish. Go to the Edit Menu and select Paste, or use the shortcut Control V (this shortcut does not use the letter P because that is reserved for Print.

 

This tip was generously provided by Beverly Friend.

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