Copy And Paste Hot Keys

Knowledge of the following Hot Keys is very useful when you wish to copy and paste.

We've added Headings to assist in locating the function you're looking for

Select All

Control plus A Select all.

Copy To Clipboard

Control plus C Copy.

Cut To Clipboard

Control Plus X Cut.

Paste To Document

Control plus V Paste.

Reverse or Restore Last Operation

Control Plus Z restores last completed operation.

Select Lines In Upward Direction

Shift Plus up arrow Select lines one or more at a time in an upward direction.

Select Lines In A Downward Direction

Shift Plus Down arrow Select lines one or more at a time in a downward direction.
Note: Reversing direction unselects lines all ready selected.

Select Words One At a Time To The Right

Control Plus Shift Plus right arrow Selects single words one at a time to the right.

Select Words One At A Time To The Left

Control Plus Shift Plus Left arrow Selects words one at a time to the Left.
Note: Reversing direction will unselect words one at a time.

Select Everything From Current Location To Top Of Page

Control Plus Shift Plus Home will select everything from current location to the top of the page.

Select Everything From Current Location To Bottom Of Page

Control Plus Shift Plus End will select everything from current location to the bottom of the page.

Move To Beginning Of Current Line

The Home key will place you at the beginning of the line you're on.

Move To End Of Current Line

The End key will place you at the end of the line you're on.

Select Everything From Current Location To End Of The Line

Shift Plus End will select everything from current location to the right on a single line.

Select Everything From Current Location To Beginning Of The Line

Shift Plus Home will select everything from current location to the left on a single line.

Delete Selected Material

Delete Key Deletes anything that's selected.

General movement keys

Move From Current Location To The Top Of The Page

Control Plus Home Will move you to the top of the page.

Move From Current Location To The End Of The Page

Control Plus End will move you from current location to the bottom of the page.

Move Up 24 Lines

Page Up will move you up 24 lines at a time.

Move Down 24 Lines

Page Down will move you down 24 lines at a time.
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Updated on ... September 01, 2010