a temporary storage place in the computer's memory, available to all the programs on your computer, which can hold only one selection at a time; to place items on the Clipboard, you use the Cut or Copy command. An item on the Clipboard can be pasted into the file. also called System Clipboard.
to select text by positioning the I-beam pointer to the left of the first character of the text you want to select, holding down the left button on the mouse, dragging the pointer to the end of the text you want to select, and then releasing the button.
to search a file for each occurrence of a specific word or phrase that you specify and then replace the word or phrase that you specify and then replace the word or phrase with another word or phrase that you specify.