Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Chapter 4: Importing and Exporting Data
You can use the Cut, Copy, and Paste commands in at least two ways: by
clicking buttons or by pressing keyboard shortcuts. Figure 4-1 shows the
buttons, and Table 4-1 lists keystrokes for cutting, copying, and pasting.
group on the
Home tab of
Cutting, Pasting, and Copying Options
What It Does
Cuts the selection and stores it on the clipboard
Copies the selection to the clipboard
Pastes the contents of the clipboard
To copy or cut and paste data, follow these steps:
1. Select the data or object that you want to cut or copy.
You might double-click to select a word, for example.
2. Choose your favorite method (Ribbon button or hot key) to cut or
copy what you selected.
You can also right-click the selection and choose Cut or Copy from the
When you cut something, it disappears from the screen and is stored on
the Windows clipboard. When you copy something, it stays where it is,
and Access also places a copy on the Windows clipboard.
3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the item to appear.
4. Choose your favorite method (contextual menu, Ribbon button, or
keyboard shortcut) to paste the item.