How do I copy information between applications?

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Use the normal method for the application you're copying from, and then the usual method for the application you're pasting to.

For character applications, click with the right mouse button, and then click Copy or Paste as appropriate.

To select a column of text in a character application, hold down the Shift key while selecting the text.

You can copy information between different types of application, for example from an xterm running on an application server to a text editor running on your client device.

You can only copy and paste graphics to or from Microsoft Windows 2000/2003 applications. If you are using the classic webtop, you can only do this if you're using the Native Client for Windows.

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