How to make a copy of your file or picture

How to make a copy of your file or picture

There will be many times when you want to make a copy of the file you are working on, and move that copy to a new location. A file can be text, a digital photograph, or a graphic image. Using the copy and paste operation leaves the original file where it began, but makes an exact copy of it and places that copy in a new location. You can copy and paste from either an active screen or from a file directory. First we will consider locating a photograph you want to use in a report, then making a copy of that photo to paste into your word processing document. Then we will look at making copies of files from directories. The first thing you want to do is right-click anywhere within the photograph. Another menu appears. Then click on Copy to make a digital copy of the photograph. If you want to copy and paste some text from your document, the process is essentially the same. Simply highlight the text you want to copy, select Copy from the menu. Alternatively, you can go to Edit > Copy or hit Ctrl + C on your keyboard. Sometimes you will want to copy an entire file. Perhaps you need to make a backup or to move it to a CD-ROM or other storage device. Go to the directory where the file lives; click once on the file name to highlight it, and then select “Copy To” A list of places will appear for you to choose from. Select a location where you want your copied file to be located.