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How to copy and paste text

  1. Copy text from an outside source by selecting the text and using keyboard shortcuts CTRL + C on a PC or CMD + C on a Mac.
  2. Browse to the page you want to edit, log in and click the green "Edit" button Edit button
  3. To prevent copying and pasting unnecessary formatting from your source, paste the text as plain text. To do that, click the paste as plain text button Paste as plain text button. Then use keyboard shortcuts CTRL + V on a PC or CMD + V on a Mac. 

    Screenshot of the paste as plain text icon
  4. Your text will appear in the editor. Use the toolbar to edit the formatting. 
  5. Save your work by clicking the save icon Save button
  6. To make your edits live, click the green "Publish" button Publish button
Last Updated: 9/3/19