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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Moving and Copying Text

Word uses a tool called the Clipboard as a temporary holding area for text and other content that you want to move or copy to another part of your document, to another document in the same program, or to a document in another program. You simply park your content on the Clipboard and then, when you’re ready, you retrieve it and "paste" it into its new location. Word uses two different Clipboards: the Windows Clipboard, which stores the item most recently cut or copied; and the Office Clipboard, which can store as many as 24 different items, including the most recently cut or copied item, but which works only with Office programs. You’ll probably use the Paste button when you’re pasting the last item you cut or copied, and ...

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