Built-In Context Menu

Text editors offer a built-in context menu that enables end-users to perform clipboard operations. All these actions can also be performed using shortcuts or code.

TextEdit Context Menu

Menu Item Action Shortcut Member
Copy Copies the selected text to the clipboard. CTRL+C, CTRL+INS TextEditBase.Copy
Paste Pastes clipboard content. CTRL+V, SHIFT+INS TextEditBase.Paste
Cut Copies the selected text to the clipboard and removes it. CTRL+X, SHIFT+DEL TextEditBase.Cut