4.4.2. Pasting text from clipboard#

To copy and paste text from a different program, for example, a web browser into a file you are editing in nano, do the following:

  1. Copy the text from the program to clipboard using Ctrl + c

  2. In nano, move the cursor to the position where you would like to paste the text

  3. Use the Shift + Ctrl + v keyboard shortcut to paste the text