how can I copy and paste text using a Mac computer?

Hello and Good Evening Everyone

             While I do know how to copy and paste text using a desktop pc, I am not sure if the same steps would be used when operating a Mac.  Could someone share some insights and tips on this interest?

             Thank you

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
It's basically the same except you use the 'command' key instead of the 'ctrl' key.  Highlight what you want to copy, press command-C, click in the place you want to paste it and press command-V.

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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
here are two Apple documents giving official information. :-)

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Mac keyboard shortcuts

BTW, the above text was copied and pasted using Command-C and Command-V on my iMac. :-)
Another way:

Highlight the text you want to copy and paste by dragging across it. Then release the mouse button. Then click on the highlighted text, hold down the option key and drag it to where you want it. (If you don't hold down the option key, the text will be moved instead of copied).
GMartinAuthor Commented:
Hello and Good Morning Everyone

             Thank you for your great suggestions : - )  It is nice knowing that copying and pasting can be done in more than one way which certainly gives the user the freedom to determine what works best for them.

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