The following editing commands can be used in multiple views, panels and dialogs.

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To remove the current selection from the project and place it on the clipboard Choose Edit > Cut or use keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+X. Among other things, you can cut range and text selections, comments in the Comment view, features in the Features view and translation rulers.

You can also use Edit > Select All within the Sequence, Circular, Linear, or Minimap and then use Edit > Cut to remove the contents.

Note: Cut data does not remain strand-specific. If you copy data from a forward strand, you may copy it to the reverse strand and vice versa.
To paste the contents of the clipboard into an insertion point Choose Edit > Paste or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+V.
To delete the selection from the project without placing the contents in the clipboard Choose Edit > Delete or press the Delete key
To select the entire contents of the active window Choose Edit > Select All or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+A. Neither option is available within the Features view.
To reverse the effect of the previous operation(s) Choose Edit > Undo or the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+Z. You may use these options multiple times to undo multiple actions.
To reverse the effect of the last Edit > Undo command Choose Edit > Redo or the keyboard shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Z You may use these options multiple times to redo multiple actions.