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Cut, Copy, and Paste Data

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Data in Access

Cut, Copy, and Paste Data

In Microsoft Access, you can cut, copy, and paste any of the following items: text, records, database objects (tables, queries, forms, and reports), or controls (such as text boxes and labels on forms and reports).

Copy and Paste

  1. Select the information you want to copy.
  2. Click the Copy button on the ribbon.

    You can copy text by pressing Ctrl + C.

  3. Select where you want to paste the copied information.
  4. Click the Paste button on the ribbon.

    You can paste text by pressing Ctrl + V.

    To copy and paste a record, select the record’s row selector, copy the record, select an empty row for the new record, and paste the copied record.

    Cut, Copy, and Paste Data

Cut and Paste

Cutting and pasting information is almost the same as copying and pasting text.

  1. Select the information you want to cut.
  2. Click the Cut button on the ribbon.

    You can also cut text by pressing Ctrl + X.

  3. Select where you want to paste the information.
  4. Click the Paste button on the ribbon.
    Cut, Copy, and Paste Data

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