While there are differences between Apple computers and PCs, there are similarities as well. When you are putting your marketing brochure together on your new Mac, you don't want to lose time figuring out how to move the photo on page two to page five. Just as with a Windows system, you can use the keyboard or mouse to cut and paste images on a Mac. Use the available right-mouse menu options or keyboard shortcuts to cut and paste a photo on a Mac just as you do on a PC.
Right-click on an image in a document to see the option menu. If your mouse has only one button, press the "Control" key before pressing the mouse button.
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Select "Cut" to copy and delete the photo.
Position the cursor where you want to place the photo and then click the right mouse button. Press the "Control" key and then click if you are using a one-button mouse.
Select the "Paste" option to paste the photo in its new place.
Click on the photo you want to cut and then press the "Command-X" keyboard combination to copy and cut the image.
Position the cursor where you want to move the image. This can be a separate document.
Press the "Command-V" keys to paste the photo. Your photo appears where you have the cursor positioned.