Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

To Move Text (Cut and Paste)

  1. Select the text.

  2. Choose Cut from the Edit menu or press Control+X.

    The text is erased from the document and stored on a clipboard where it can be accessed or replaced by other applications.

  3. Move the cursor to where you want to insert the text.

  4. Choose Paste from the Edit menu or press Control+V.

    You can also use drag and drop to move text (see "To Move Text Using Drag and Drop").