Cut and paste There’s more to your Mac’s clipboard than the copy, cut and paste actions we associate with the keyboard commands
and Why not give these variations a try? If you’re cutting or copying text into a formatted document, you can force the pasted text to match the formatting style of the destination using the combination The command is also referred to as ‘Paste and Match Style’ on the Edit menu. If you find you use the above a lot, you can make a shorter shortcut for Paste and Match Style by creating a new Application shortcut in the Keyboard pane of System Preferences. If you just want to copy the formatting style, and not the text itself, you can use and
This will take the typeface, size and colour of the source text and apply it in one go to the text you select at the destination, minus the original content. You can also ‘Kill’ and ‘Yank’ text. This works in the same way as cut and paste but is activated with and
It uses a separate clipboard area so you can use it at the same time as cut and paste to swap paragraphs over.
KIf you hit without selecting text first, it will kill to the end of the paragraph, which is something you can’t do with cut and paste.