Copying a block of text

You can leave text in its present location and move a copy of it to a different location. This is useful when you have a special paragraph that you want to repeat in a number of locations.

To copy a block of text:

1. Define the 'region'.

2. Type the M-C instruction to 'copy' the 'region'.

3. Move the cursor to the place where you want the copied text to go.

4. Type ^Y to 'yank' the text.

A copy of the text moves from the 'kill' buffer and appears at its new location.

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