The Clipboard is an area of memory in which you can store text, graphics
or any other items. Maybe you never notice the existence of it when you perform
copy and paste.
Here is the actual fact.
When you copy any item in your Word document, actually the item is
store in a virtual area called clipboard, and then when you perform the
paste, computer will take it from the virtual area and paste the item to
the intended location.
Let put you in action!
Concept behind the Copy and Paste
To copy text, graphic, or other items to the Clipboard
Select the item you wish to copy to the Clipboard.
From the Edit menu, click Copy. Note: The item here can be highlight text, select a graphic, etc.
To copy multiple items to the Clipboard
To copy multiple items, simply select each item and copy it to the
Clipboard. Note: Microsoft Office 2003 allows you to copy 24 items to the clipboard
To cut selected items from a document
Select the items that you want to cut.
From the Edit menu, click Cut.
To paste data from the Clipboard
Select the data/item you wish to Cut or Copy.
Use the Cut or Copy command to place the data in the
Then locate the insertion point at a different location within your current
document (or indeed in a different document, or even a different Windows
From the Edit menu, click Paste.
To paste multiple items from the Clipboard
If the Clipboard toolbar is not displayed, then you can display it by
clicking on View menu, point to Toolbars and click on Clipboard.
Icons on this toolbar include Copy, Paste All and Clear Clipboard.
To paste an item simply click on the appropriate icon on the Clipboard
To paste multiple items, just click on the multiple icons located on the