Copy and paste information on a computer by highlighting the information with the mouse, selecting the copy function, clicking on the destination point and then using the paste function. Most computer operating systems allow users to copy or paste with the mouse or keyboard.

Use the copy function on a Microsoft computer by holding down the Ctrl and C keys at the same time. The process is similar for a Mac computer, except the keys are Command and C. To paste information, the keys to use are Ctrl and P on a Windows computer and Command and P on a Mac.