copy and paste does not clear

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by RayW, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. RayW macrumors newbie

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    Hi, as example go to a word or sentence as a example and copy and then go to paste and the thing that I copied and pasted maybe an hour earlier PASTES again and again after I have copied something else it pastes the FIRST ONE let me know thanks rayw:confused:
     
  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

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    So the thing you just copied doesn't appear at all?
     
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    When you copy something, it saves it so you can paste it. It remains available to paste until you copy or cut something else. It's normal function.
     
  4. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    It's normal behavior, in just about every program on every platform, except for MS Excel. :eek: Get used to it....
     
  5. RayW thread starter macrumors newbie

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    after I copy and paste it does not clear

    After I copy and paste it does not clear, I go to something else and copy then paste and still have pasted the one before thanks rayw
     
  6. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    Then you didn't copy something else. Each copy overwrites the previous one.
     
  7. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    Why would you want to have it clear? Then everytime you want to paste something more than once you'd have to go back and copy it, over and over again.
     

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