A procedure in which the computer acts as an electronic combination of scissors and glue for reorganizing a document or for compiling a document from different sources. In cut and paste, the portion of a document to be moved is selected, removed to storage in memory or on disk, and then reinserted into the same or a different document.
Process of removing (or cutting) a text or an image and inserting (or pasting) it elsewhere; a function in graphic software programs for making the layout or layout changes in parts of pages or graphic elements.
A technique for moving slides within the Outline or Slide Sorter views - select the slide, click Cut, move to location, click Paste.
The facility to move a portion of text in a computer program from one place to another.
To delete a selection of text from a document and place it elsewhere in the same, or a different, document. It is possible to cut and paste from E-mail and Web pages into documents, making this a handy function to master.
To move information from one place to another using the Clipboard as the temporary storage area. | | DEF | GHI | Defragment A feature that allows you to rewrite the files on your disk to contiguous blocks rather than in random blocks.
To move something from one place in a document to another. It's the computer equivalent of using scissors to clip something and glue to paste the clipping somewhere else.
A simple way of moving items or data between different documents or software. For example you might select and then "cut" a piece of text from one text document and then "paste" it into another document. This will remove the object from the first document and place it in the second document. If you want to keep the object in the first document as well as the second you can use the "copy" command. Using the Control (Ctrl) key on a PC with the "x" key is a common shortcut for cutting an object. Ctrl + "c", copies the object and Ctrl + "v" will paste the object.
To move or copy a block of text or graphics from one document to another.
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To remove an item from one place in a document and moving it to another place in the same document, or to a place in a different document. It's the computer equivalent of using scissors to cut something out and then paste it somewhere else. Compare Copy and Paste. See Cut, Copy, Paste, Clipboard, Drag and Drop.
A type of editing in which data is copied or moved from one location to another. Example: rearranging paragraphs within a document.
On Windows, you can Cut (or highlight text, a graphic, etc., then use Control+C to copy the text to the Windows Clipboard) and Paste (by moving to a new application or document, and selecting Control+V) between any software applications to quickly transfer information easily. If you have an existing web page you want to use the text from in a flyer you'll be printing, for example, you can open the page in the web browser, highlight the text, select Control+C, then open whatever word processor or desktop publishing program, and select Control+V to paste the text into a document you're creating. The Mac equivalents are Command+C for copy, and Command+V for paste.
The facility which enables you to move or duplicate text or images from one document to another place in that document or to another piece of software.
Cutting and pasting is when you select some text, use the Edit Menu to cut or copy it and then paste it into a new place. This could be the same document or in a different one.
Deleting a block of material (text or graphics, or both) from one place and moving it to another place.The expression is taken from production room layout, where originally cutting and pasting was done by hand.