Select the text to be copied.
Choose Copy from the Edit menu or press Control+C.
A copy of the text is stored on a clipboard where it can be accessed or replaced by other applications.
Click where you want to insert the text.
Choose Paste from the Edit menu or press Control+V.
You can also use drag and drop to copy text (see "To Copy Text Using Drag and Drop").
Use this shortcut to copy a word or phrase: Select the text, move the pointer to where you want to insert the text, and click mouse button 2. This is a quick way to copy text into a dialog box.