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How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook-Newshubweek

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Written by Arindam

How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook: cut to the chase

  • Press and hold the “CTRL” key
  • Press the “C” key to copy text
  • Press the “V” key to paste the text 

How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook: in depth

Tools and requirements

System: Chrome OS
Tools: Keyboard and trackpad
Skill Level: Beginner

Even the best Chromebook can be a unique experience, and may even feel a bit barebones to those coming from a Windows laptop, or even a MacBook. One of the first thing newcomers to ChromeOS are going to want to know is how to copy and paste on a Chromebook. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to do this. 

There are two basic methods, using keyboard shortcuts and using your trackpad. Once you learn how to copy and paste text those ways, you can apply it to a wide variety of scenarios including copying embed codes for videos, images, and more.

How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook using keyboard shortcuts

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