Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

To Copy and Paste Text

  1. Use mouse button 1 and drag over the text you want to move.

    The text appears highlighted.

  2. Release mouse button 1 after all the text you want is highlighted.

    The highlighted text is copied to an internal clipboard. The text is not removed from your original source.

  3. Click mouse button 2 where you want to insert the text.

    A copy of the contents of the clipboard is pasted at the location you indicated. You can make additional copies by repeating the above steps.