Answered By: Martin Baldwin
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2016     Views: 122

Occasionally students experience difficulty copy and pasting text into Blackboard when using their mouse. Below are two options you can follow to resolve this problem.

Using keyboard shortcuts:


  • Control X- Cut
  • Control C- Copy
  • Control V- Paste

Mac OS

  • Command X- Cut
  • Command C- Copy
  • Command V- Paste

Editing your browser security settings to enable clipboard access:

See this page for instructions on how to enable clipboard access in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.

If you are using Google Chrome please follow the instructions contained in the link above for Internet Explorer. The steps to enable clipboard access is the same. 

Need more help? Contact Student Support here.

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