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Edit Cut

deletes a selection and pastes it to the clipboard.
  • To cut selected material from the notebook and place it on the clipboard, highlight the area to be cut and choose EditCut. You can then insert the deleted material elsewhere using the EditPaste command.
  • Keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl+X (Windows); Cmd+X (Macintosh); Ctrl+X (X).