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cut and paste

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(Computer Science) a technique used in word processing by which a section of text can be moved within a document
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Those real-life examples in a training setting are really important to make people understand that even though they cut, copy and paste, they need to read it and edit it and make sure it's accurate as of that moment.
Nearly every Windows program provides the cut, copy and paste options in the Edit menu selection.
The software can also prevent the use of cut, copy and paste, and screen-capture tools.
1 also includes text insertion capabilities, enabling users to insert pre-written sections of text and to cut, copy and paste sections of text from other applications.