Cut to the Spike Word Shortcuts


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Cutting to the Spike

In the Word 2010 Essential Training they talk about how to use the Clipboard to copy and paste content. There is also a little known feature called Cut to the Spike that performs the same action, but by cutting the content instead of copying it. The Spike takes its name from old-fashioned store receipts. When the cashier was done with your order they'd slap it onto a metal spike to store their receipt until the end of the day. Now we need to open up our source document, do a Ctrl+O to open and go to our Exercise Files/Chapter 5 and open up sourcedocument. Now in our case we're going to cut all our graphics to the Spike, but this isn't just for graphics, you can literally cut anything.

So I'm going to start with our logo on the right-hand side and instead of pressing Ctrl+X I'm going to press Ctrl+F3, so the item is now stored for pasting and I'm going to keep cutting until I have all my gathered items. I'll click on this bar and do a Ctrl+F3. I'l...

Cutting to the Spike
Video duration: 2m 48s 4h 0m Intermediate

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Cutting to the Spike provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Word
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