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Copying Text

  Text can be copied from one place to another in an edit window by selecting the region of text to be copied using the SEL key as before, placing the cursor where the selected text is to appear, and striking . One may also copy text between edit windows by selecting text, jumping to the appropriate window using the JUMP key, placing the cursor at the appropriate spot and striking . gif As with a kill operation, when a copy is performed the endpoints of the selected region are forgotten. If is pressed while no region is selected then the contents of the kill buffer are copied at the cursor position. Using the copy operation in conjunction with the kill  buffer does not destroy the contents of the kill buffer, so this is a convenient way to make multiple copies of a given piece of text.

Richard Eaton
Thu Sep 14 08:45:18 EDT 1995