Do not worry if you need to copy text from one document to another. Copying and pasting into a Chromebook works in the same way as on any other operating system.
First, open a document or webpage and select the words or lines you want to copy. Right-click on the selection ̵
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Alternatively, right-click Ctrl + C instead of the context menu to copy the selected text to the clipboard.
Tip: If you want to remove text from a document while copying it to the clipboard, click Cut on the shortcut menu or press Ctrl + X instead.
To paste text  You have now copied text into the document Open a clipboard, word processor, or text box (such as the Chrome address bar) to paste it. Right-click where you want to paste the text and select Paste from the context menu that appears.
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Inserting text without formatting
When inserting text into a document, you want it to follow the existing format, especially when copying an entire page italic and 16-point style to destroy the document can be frustrating.
However, if you prefer to paste all the text as plain text, you can remove all formatting and do just that-right-click the area where you want to paste the text, but this time click "Paste as plain text."
, Depending on the text box or document in which you are pasting text, you may need to click Paste without formatting in the shortcut menu.
. Alternatively, pressing Ctrl + Shift + V will do the same and remove any formatting from the text as it is pasted into your document.
Accessing your clipboard with an app
Although Chrome OS does not have an accessible clipboard, you can view previously copied items You can download an app for your Chromebook that does it for you. Use the Clipboard History to view, edit, add and copy a list of recently copied items. The clipboard history runs in the background so it does not need to be opened for it to run.
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After installing and opening the app, click the two page icons to the right of an item to send it to the top of the clipboard. The next time you press Ctrl + V, it will be inserted into your document.
Click an item to edit the item's text.
Swipe over an item to permanently delete it from the clipboard history.
That's all there is to do. Copying and pasting on a Chromebook is easy, especially as the keyboard shortcuts are almost identical to those for Windows and MacOS.