You might be perfect for using a mouse and keyboard to take contorling of the system. The Windows 8 is designed with touch screen by default and offers many useful supported functions, such as the built-in multi-touch gesture, and cover the on-screen keyboard. Sometime you need to copy and paste text between apps on Microsoft Surface Pro/RT tablet. It is easy to do that from touch screen. Here are the how-to tips for that
How to Copy and Paste Text on Surface Pro/RT
* If you want to copy the text from IE 10 to other app,
For Touch: Press and hold the first word of text to start, then a circle icon will show up. Now highlight the text to its last words by moving your finger. Tap the text and select “Copy”.
To brings up the option, just tap any highlighted text and then choose cut, copy, or paste from the lists.
To Pasting the text into search box, location bar, or email body, tap an area accepted text input to get a flashing cursor and one text selector dot, then tap the dot to select paste options.
For keyboard of type cover: Highlight the text from begin to the end, and right-click to choose Copy box.
* Open anther app to paste it.
Mail app: tap and hold anywhere to bring up a tool bar at the bottom, and touch “Paste”.
Office Word/Excel 2013: Click/Tap on Paste button from menu bar. Or use mouse to get the same menu like doing on computer.