Ctrl-C

Ctrl-C

(1) In a Windows PC, holding down the Ctrl key and pressing the C key copies the currently highlighted object. The Mac equivalent is Command-C. See Ctrl-V.

(2) In a DOS or Windows PC, holding down the Ctrl key and pressing the C key cancels the running program or batch file. See Ctrl-Break.
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That 'cut and paste' stuff (A whole chapter dedicated to the all-time powerful 'Ctrl-C, Ctrl-X, Ctrl-V' mantra)
Two other common and problematic forms of plagiarism are called "ctrl-c," in which significant portions from a single source are copied without alteration or attribution, and "mashup," where material from multiple sources is copied without alteration or attribution.
According to Turnitin's report, "academic policies too often take the approach of adopting a one-size-fits-all response to plagiarism." The company suggests that severe forms of blatant plagiarism, such as cloning and ctrl-c, may warrant extreme responses, but lesser forms may simply require better education.
Click on it to make it active and press Ctrl-C to copy.
As before, copy from Excel with Ctrl-C, but this time, take the Edit and Paste Special route.
I grouped the components of a Freelance figure into a single object and pressed Ctrl-C for copy.
I brought up one figure in Freelance and pressed Ctrl-C. I then went to WordPerfect and pressed Ctrl-V and a small version of the figure appeared in the corner of the page.