Editing Text Exercises

To Cut and Paste Text

Exercise 1

  1. Highlight the word Flat.
  2. Click on the Cut Tool (shown as a pair of scissors).
  3. Move the cursor to where you want to place the text.
  4. Paste it at the end of the sentence by clicking on the Paste Tool (shown as a clipboard).

    The flat round table was .

Exercise 2

Following the instructions above, place these sentences in order.

We need to buy shoes. We go to the store. We go home.
We find shoes that fit. I try on shoes that are too big. We buy the shoes.

To Copy and Paste Text

Exercise 3

  1. Highlight a sentence.
  2. Click on the Copy Tool (shown as two pieces of paper).
  3. Place cursor where you want to place text.
  4. Click on the Paste Tool ( shown as a clipboard).
  5. Arrange the sentences so they appear in this order 1,3,5,2,4, but leave the original ones intact.
    1. Aim high - aim for the moon - if you miss, you'll just catch yourself on a star.
    2. Have patience with all things -- but first of all, with yourself.
    3. All things are difficult before they are easy.
    4. In life, many things will catch your eye, but few will capture your heart - pursue those.
    5. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right.

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