Copy a file

  1. On the Standard toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click Open Button image.
  2. Click a shortcut on the Places Bar (Places bar: The bar on the left side of certain dialog boxes (such as Open, Save As, or Insert Picture) that contains shortcuts to the My Recent Documents, Desktop, My Documents, My Computer, and My Network Places folders.), or in the Look in box, click the drive or folder that contains the file you want to copy.
  3. In the folder list, locate and open the folder that contains the file you want to copy.
  4. Right-click the file you want to copy, and then click Copy on the shortcut menu (shortcut menu: A menu that shows a list of commands relevant to a particular item. To display a shortcut menu, right-click an item or press SHIFT+F10.).
  5. In the Look in box, click the drive or folder you want to copy the file to.
  6. In the folder list, locate and open the folder you want to copy the file to.
  7. Right-click anywhere in the folder list (make sure your pointer is not resting over a file in the list), and then click Paste on the shortcut menu.

 Note   You can also select more than one file to copy at a time.

ShowHow?

  1. On the Standard toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click Open Button image.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To select nonadjacent files in the Open dialog box, click one file, and then hold down CTRL and click each additional file.
    • To select adjacent files in the Open dialog box, click the first file in the sequence, and then hold down SHIFT and click the last file.

ShowTip

If you select a file you don't want, hold down CTRL and click the file again.

 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2003, InfoPath 2003, Outlook 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Publisher 2003, Word 2003