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How to copy and paste on Mac step by step

 How to copy and paste on Mac step by step?

How to copy and paste on Mac step by step?

  While we've analyzed why professionals want the MacBook Pro 2021, the truth is that unlike certain models, we know that these teams are highly regarded, particularly in terms of their power and stability.  However, if you have just switched to Apple computers but are still not 100% familiar with their features, then it is better to read on to learn how to copy and paste on Mac step by step.

  As we said, those users who have just arrived at macOS after only previous experiences with Microsoft Windows operating systems, may be wondering how to perform two basic actions like these.  And by copying and pasting, we can greatly increase our productivity.

  The interesting thing is that if you are familiar with this combination of Windows keys, it will not be much more difficult in macOS.

  How to copy and paste on Mac in seconds

  Let's then see how to copy and paste on Mac step by step, but since before you learn how to do something you should learn to reverse it, take a look at how to undo an action on a Mac, in case you regret it.

  Using keyboard shortcuts

  Like we said, although there are things where Windows and Mac differ greatly, this is not one of them.  There are keyboard shortcuts in macOS that make it easy to copy and paste text, media, or files.

  Once you have selected the item(s) in question, you can copy it by pressing Command + C. Copying the content, you can paste it wherever you want, by pressing Command + V.

  Then, in the event that you are copying a text, and it seems necessary that not only the text is copied, but also its style and properties, you must press Command + Shift + V to duplicate them completely.

  Using the mouse and menus

  If for some reason you don't want to use keyboard shortcuts, which is the solution we especially recommend, you always have the ability to use your mouse and contextual menus as well.

  First of all, you have to use the mouse to select or highlight the content, which could be a paragraph of text, or a single file, or folder in the Finder app.  Basically, you can copy whatever you want.

  Next, right-click with your mouse or trackpad to open the context menu, and select Copy.  You can also go to the toolbar at the top of the screen and select Edit and Copy.

  Anyway, once the item is copied, go to where you want to paste it, and right-click again with your mouse or trackpad.  There, it remains only to click on the Paste, Edit or Paste option in the ribbon.

How to copy and paste on Mac step by step?

  How to copy and paste between iPhone, iPad and Mac

  Now that you have that basic knowledge that we mentioned, there is an advanced tip that may be of interest to core Apple customers, who in addition to a Mac own an iPhone and/or iPad.

  If you are using recent versions of macOS, and your iPhone or iPad has been updated to the latest iOS and iPadOS versions, you can easily copy and paste the text thanks to the universal clipboard.

  Best of all, you practically don't need to do anything to set up this possibility, considering that the Universal Clipboard mentioned above should work automatically, if everything is connected to the same WiFi network.

  For example, if you have a photo copied to your iPhone, and you go to your Mac, you can paste it directly, without bureaucracy.  You'll see a progress bar showing how long the action will take to finish, and voila.

  Needless to say, the procedure works the same for other file types, not just images.