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Lesson7
Editing Text
Tejas and Jyoti open the text editor activity and start typing text.
Tejas: Moz, We are entering the names of animals using the text 
editor.
         
Jyoti: We want to separate them into two lists, 
          1. Domestic animals 
          2. Wild animals
First I want to enter the titles for the lists. Since 
the word Animals is repeated in both the titles, can 
I copy the word?
m A
i
In this lesson you will learn:
Concepts of Copy, Cut, Paste, Undo.
How to edit the text written using a computer. 
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Lesson7
Editing Text
Tejas and Jyoti open the text editor activity and start typing text.
Tejas: Moz, We are entering the names of animals using the text 
editor.
         
Jyoti: We want to separate them into two lists, 
          1. Domestic animals 
          2. Wild animals
First I want to enter the titles for the lists. Since 
the word Animals is repeated in both the titles, can 
I copy the word?
m A
i
In this lesson you will learn:
Concepts of Copy, Cut, Paste, Undo.
How to edit the text written using a computer. 
Select the word: 
Move the mouse 
pointer to the 
beginning of the
word. 
Press the left 
button and hold 
it down.
1
2 3 4
Moz: Yes, you can. It is called Copy and Paste. There are some steps 
you need to follow to Copy and Paste. 
Animals
Domestic
Wild
5
Animals
Domestic
Wild
Drag the
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word 
is highlighted.
Domestic
Wild
Release the left 
button of the 
mouse at the end 
of the word.
Domestic
Wild
Animals
Hold
Animals
Highlighted
Move the mouse pointer to Copy on 
the tool bar. Click on the Copy icon. 
Animals
Move the mouse
pointer to the 
position where
you want to 
paste the word. 
Click the left 
mouse button. 6
7
Animals
8
9
Animals
Domestic
Animals
The word that 
was selected by
copy is now pasted 
at the position of 
the cursor. 
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste on 
the tool bar. Click 
on the paste icon. 
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Lesson7
Editing Text
Tejas and Jyoti open the text editor activity and start typing text.
Tejas: Moz, We are entering the names of animals using the text 
editor.
         
Jyoti: We want to separate them into two lists, 
          1. Domestic animals 
          2. Wild animals
First I want to enter the titles for the lists. Since 
the word Animals is repeated in both the titles, can 
I copy the word?
m A
i
In this lesson you will learn:
Concepts of Copy, Cut, Paste, Undo.
How to edit the text written using a computer. 
Select the word: 
Move the mouse 
pointer to the 
beginning of the
word. 
Press the left 
button and hold 
it down.
1
2 3 4
Moz: Yes, you can. It is called Copy and Paste. There are some steps 
you need to follow to Copy and Paste. 
Animals
Domestic
Wild
5
Animals
Domestic
Wild
Drag the
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word 
is highlighted.
Domestic
Wild
Release the left 
button of the 
mouse at the end 
of the word.
Domestic
Wild
Animals
Hold
Animals
Highlighted
Move the mouse pointer to Copy on 
the tool bar. Click on the Copy icon. 
Animals
Move the mouse
pointer to the 
position where
you want to 
paste the word. 
Click the left 
mouse button. 6
7
Animals
8
9
Animals
Domestic
Animals
The word that 
was selected by
copy is now pasted 
at the position of 
the cursor. 
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste on 
the tool bar. Click 
on the paste icon. 
Jyoti copies the word Animals and uses it in the titles of the two lists.
Tejas: I see an option called Cut, next to Copy. What is Cut for?
Moz: Cut and Paste is similar to Copy and Paste.  
Copy and Paste
      1. Move the cursor to the beginning of the word 
          to be copied and select the word.
      2. Click on Copy.
      3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the 
   word. 
      4. Click on Paste.
SKILLS
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Lesson7
Editing Text
Tejas and Jyoti open the text editor activity and start typing text.
Tejas: Moz, We are entering the names of animals using the text 
editor.
         
Jyoti: We want to separate them into two lists, 
          1. Domestic animals 
          2. Wild animals
First I want to enter the titles for the lists. Since 
the word Animals is repeated in both the titles, can 
I copy the word?
m A
i
In this lesson you will learn:
Concepts of Copy, Cut, Paste, Undo.
How to edit the text written using a computer. 
Select the word: 
Move the mouse 
pointer to the 
beginning of the
word. 
Press the left 
button and hold 
it down.
1
2 3 4
Moz: Yes, you can. It is called Copy and Paste. There are some steps 
you need to follow to Copy and Paste. 
Animals
Domestic
Wild
5
Animals
Domestic
Wild
Drag the
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word 
is highlighted.
Domestic
Wild
Release the left 
button of the 
mouse at the end 
of the word.
Domestic
Wild
Animals
Hold
Animals
Highlighted
Move the mouse pointer to Copy on 
the tool bar. Click on the Copy icon. 
Animals
Move the mouse
pointer to the 
position where
you want to 
paste the word. 
Click the left 
mouse button. 6
7
Animals
8
9
Animals
Domestic
Animals
The word that 
was selected by
copy is now pasted 
at the position of 
the cursor. 
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste on 
the tool bar. Click 
on the paste icon. 
Jyoti copies the word Animals and uses it in the titles of the two lists.
Tejas: I see an option called Cut, next to Copy. What is Cut for?
Moz: Cut and Paste is similar to Copy and Paste.  
Copy and Paste
      1. Move the cursor to the beginning of the word 
          to be copied and select the word.
      2. Click on Copy.
      3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the 
   word. 
      4. Click on Paste.
SKILLS
Select the word 
to be cut. Move 
the mouse pointer 
to the beginning 
of the word. 
1
Move the cursor 
to the position 
where you want 
to paste the word.
Domestic
Hold
Press the left 
button and hold it 
down.      
Drag the 
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word
is highlighted. 
2
4
7 8 9
6
Domestic
Wild
Domestic
Domestic
Release the left
button of the 
mouse at the 
end of the word.
Click the left 
mouse button.
Domestic
Wild
Wild
Hold
3
Domestic
Wild
Move the mouse pointer to Cut on 
the toolbar. Click on the Cut icon.
Observe that the word disappears. 
5
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste 
on the toolbar. 
Click on Paste icon.
The word that was 
selected by Cut is 
now pasted at the 
position of the 
cursor.
Domestic
Wild
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Lesson7
Editing Text
Tejas and Jyoti open the text editor activity and start typing text.
Tejas: Moz, We are entering the names of animals using the text 
editor.
         
Jyoti: We want to separate them into two lists, 
          1. Domestic animals 
          2. Wild animals
First I want to enter the titles for the lists. Since 
the word Animals is repeated in both the titles, can 
I copy the word?
m A
i
In this lesson you will learn:
Concepts of Copy, Cut, Paste, Undo.
How to edit the text written using a computer. 
Select the word: 
Move the mouse 
pointer to the 
beginning of the
word. 
Press the left 
button and hold 
it down.
1
2 3 4
Moz: Yes, you can. It is called Copy and Paste. There are some steps 
you need to follow to Copy and Paste. 
Animals
Domestic
Wild
5
Animals
Domestic
Wild
Drag the
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word 
is highlighted.
Domestic
Wild
Release the left 
button of the 
mouse at the end 
of the word.
Domestic
Wild
Animals
Hold
Animals
Highlighted
Move the mouse pointer to Copy on 
the tool bar. Click on the Copy icon. 
Animals
Move the mouse
pointer to the 
position where
you want to 
paste the word. 
Click the left 
mouse button. 6
7
Animals
8
9
Animals
Domestic
Animals
The word that 
was selected by
copy is now pasted 
at the position of 
the cursor. 
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste on 
the tool bar. Click 
on the paste icon. 
Jyoti copies the word Animals and uses it in the titles of the two lists.
Tejas: I see an option called Cut, next to Copy. What is Cut for?
Moz: Cut and Paste is similar to Copy and Paste.  
Copy and Paste
      1. Move the cursor to the beginning of the word 
          to be copied and select the word.
      2. Click on Copy.
      3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the 
   word. 
      4. Click on Paste.
SKILLS
Select the word 
to be cut. Move 
the mouse pointer 
to the beginning 
of the word. 
1
Move the cursor 
to the position 
where you want 
to paste the word.
Domestic
Hold
Press the left 
button and hold it 
down.      
Drag the 
mouse pointer to 
select the word. 
The selected word
is highlighted. 
2
4
7 8 9
6
Domestic
Wild
Domestic
Domestic
Release the left
button of the 
mouse at the 
end of the word.
Click the left 
mouse button.
Domestic
Wild
Wild
Hold
3
Domestic
Wild
Move the mouse pointer to Cut on 
the toolbar. Click on the Cut icon.
Observe that the word disappears. 
5
Move the mouse 
pointer to Paste 
on the toolbar. 
Click on Paste icon.
The word that was 
selected by Cut is 
now pasted at the 
position of the 
cursor.
Domestic
Wild
Jyoti: In Copy and Paste,the word which is copied 
remains. In Cut and Paste, the word that is Cut 
disappears.
Tejas: I cut two words. How can I bring them back into the list? 
Moz: Click on the Undo option in the toolbar. 
Tejas: Oh! Both the words are back now.
Moz: Now that you know how to cut and paste, arrange the lists in 
alphabetical order. 
Tejas and Jyoti take turns to Cut and Paste.
Tejas: We have saved the file by clicking on Save. The 
file name is tj-animals and we printed the file by clicking on 
Print.
Cut and Paste
       1.  Move the cursor to the beginning of the word 
           to be cut and select the word.
       2. Click on Cut.
       3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the 
           word. 
       4. Click on Paste.
Undo
     Click on Undo to go back without the changes.
SKILLS
SKILLS
CONCEPTS
Save
     To ensure that your changes are recorded, it is    
      essential to save the file.
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