2 Ways to copy and paste on a Thinkpad laptop

Thinkpad laptops allow you to copy and paste different files, including text, images, videos, folders, and other documented files. Below are a few ways to do it. On Thinkpad laptops, You can either use a mouse to copy and then paste a file or simply use the keyboard commands (CTRL+C for a copy) and (CTRL+V) for pasting. Let’s explore the more ways below.

What to know:

  • Long-press CTRL and C will copy a file on your Thinkpad laptop.
  • Long-pressing CTRL and then V will paste the file.
  • You can copy bulk items by long-pressing the CTRL button and A, and again pressing the CTRL+C command to copy.
  • Select specific files on Thinkpad laptops, long-press CTRL and Shift button, and use the mouse to select the specific files you want to copy and paste e,g pictures, and videos, Copy the files using the same method (CTRL+C for a copy) and (CTRL+V) for pasting.
  • You can use the (CTRL+X) command on your Thinkpad laptop to cut the files (pictures, audio, video) and paste it where you want.

Copying and pasting text on Thinkpad laptops.

How to copy and paste texts across ...

Using a mouse: Press and hover the left-mouse button onto the text you want to copy. Press the right button of the mouse and select the copy option. The text has been copied and stored on the Thinkpad laptop’s temporary memory, paste the text on the editor by clicking the right mouse button and choosing the Paste option to paste the text where you want.

Copying text on Thinkpad laptop using keyboard (Without mouse)- Highlight the text you want to copy and press (CTRL+C) to copy it. To paste it, press (CTRL+V).

Copying and pasting Pictures on Thinkpad laptops

Using a mouse: To copy a picture on your Thinkpad laptop, press the right button of the mouse on the image and select copy. Simply right-click and select “paste” to paste it anywhere you want.

Using keyboard shortcuts: Copy and paste pictures on Thinkpad can be done using shortcut keys. Select the pictures and then press (CTRL+C) to copy the images and use the command (CTRL+V) to paste where you want.