What is Ctrl + V keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 254 programs in our database.

General description for this shortcut: Pastes the item or text on the clipboard.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. SketchUp - Paste
  2. Krita 4.2.2 - Paste
  3. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Paste
  4. Microsoft Word 2019 - Paste the most recent addition or pasted item from the Office Clipboard.
  5. Opera - Paste from clipboard

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


4K Video Downloader - Paste link

Ardour - Paste

Audacity - Paste

EasyWorship - Paste text from the Windows clipboard into the text editor

E-Sword - Paste Editors only

Firefox Quantum - Paste

GNOME - Paste the contents of the clipboard.

GoldWave - Pastes the clipboard into the sound at the start marker's position.

Maxthon - Paste

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Paste select items from the Clipboard

Mozilla Thunderbird - Paste text into search or filter fields

Mozilla Thunderbird - Paste

Mozilla Thunderbird - Paste

OBS Studio - Paste source

Opera - Paste from clipboard

Quicken 2018 - Void a transaction

Roll20 - Paste copied object(s)

Ubuntu - Paste/insert the selected text/object

Wunderlist - Paste To-do

Text editing

Bluefish - Paste

Brackets - Paste

FocusWriter - Paste

gedit - Paste the contents of the clipboard

GNU Emacs - Scroll to next screen

Joplin - Paste

KompoZer - Paste

Metapad - Paste

Microsoft FrontPage - Paste the Clipboard contents.

Microsoft OneNote - Paste the contents of the Clipboard

Microsoft Word 2019 - Paste the most recent addition or pasted item from the Office Clipboard.

Nano - Move to the next screen

Notepad - Paste

Notepad2 - Paste

Nuance Power PDF - Paste item from clipboard

PDF-XChange Editor - Paste

PSPad - Paste

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Paste

TextRoom - Paste

Tomboy 0.23 - Paste

TreePad Lite - Paste

Wordpad - Paste a selection from the Clipboard

WordPerfect X8 - Paste

WriteMonkey - Paste

Xodo - Paste

ZenWriter 2 - Paste


ACDSee Free - Pastes the contents of the Clipboard

Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Paste

Adobe Illustrator - Paste

Adobe Photoshop CC - Paste

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Paste

Adobe XD (Windows) - Paste

ArtRage Studio Pro - Paste

AutoCAD - Paste object

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Paste

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Paste

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Paste

Blender - Vertices menu

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Paste

Corel Painter - Paste in place

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Paste

DraftSight 2019 - Insert data from the clipboard

Easel - Paste

FaceRig Studio - Paste

FastStone Image Viewer - Paste from the Windows clipboard

GIMP - Paste clipboard

Gravit Designer - Paste

HitFilm - Paste selection

Imagine (Image and Animation Viewer) - Paste

Imagine (Image and Animation Viewer) - Paste

Inkscape - Paste clipboard

IrfanView - Paste

Krita 3.0 - Paste

Krita 4.2.2 - Paste

LDCad - Paste LDraw data from the clipboard into the model. A dialog with options might show up first if needed

LightWave 3D - Paste

Microsoft Paint - Paste clipboard data

MyPaint - Paste

Nimbus Capture (PC) - Paste as new

Nuke - Paste the contents of the clipboard

Nuke - Paste curve

Paint.NET - Paste

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Paste

PhotoScape - Add a photo from clipboard

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Paste from clipboard

PowerDirector 17 - Paste

ProgeCAD - Paste from Clipboard

QCad 3.22.0 - Paste

Shotcut - Paste

Siemens NX - Paste

Simplify3D - Paste selection

SketchUp - Paste

SnagIt 13 - Paste

Substance Painter - Paste layer

Sweet Home 3D - Paste

Tinkercad - Paste objects

Windows Movie Maker - Paste

System tools

Command Line - Paste text from clipboard

ConEmu (190623 alpha) - Paste first line of clipboard contents, autoconvert paths for cygwin’s applications (ignored in Far)

CopyQ 3.8 - Paste items

Ditto - Paste Clips between Groups (this does not use the Windows Clipboard)

Everything - Paste items from the clipboard into the selected folder

FastStone Capture 9.2 - Paste from Windows clipboard

iTerm2 - Enter Character Selection Mode in Copy Mode

KDE Plasma Desktop - Paste

KDE Plasma Desktop - Paste

Developer tools

App Maker - Paste widgets

App Maker - Paste text from the clipboard

Atom (Windows) - core:paste

Atom (Windows) - native!

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Tree View) tree-view:paste

Autodesk Stingray - Paste selected keys

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Paste

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Paste text from clipboard

CoffeeCup HTML Editor - Paste

Delphi - Paste

Eclipse - Paste

FBIde - Paste

FileMaker - Paste

FileMaker - Paste

HeidiSQL - Paste from clipboard

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Paste from clipboard

jEdit - Paste clipboard contents.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.Paste

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - Edit.Paste

Notepad++ - Paste

Novelty Visual Novel Maker - Paste objects

PyCharm 2018.2 - Paste from the Clipboard to the caret location.

Python IDLE for Windows - Insert system-wide clipboard into window

Qt Creator - Paste

Roblox Studio - Paste

RStudio - Paste

SAP ABAP - Paste selection

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Paste from the Clipboard at the insertion point

SQL Server Profiler - Aggregated view

SQLyog - Paste

TouchDesigner - Paste

TouchDesigner - Paste

Unity - Paste

Unreal Engine - Paste

Valentina Studio - Paste selection from clipboard

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Paste into active terminal

Windows PowerShell ISE - (Script pane, Command Pane) Paste

WinHex - Paste

winIDEA - Insert Clipboard contents

Web applications

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Paste content from the clipboard

Elementor - Paste

Google Data Studio - Paste

Joomla - Paste copied text

Shopify - Paste

Webflow - Paste

WhatsApp Web and Desktop - Paste

WordPress - Paste

WordPress - Paste

File manager

Mp3tag - Paste tag or text

Multi Commander - Edit - Paste

PeaZip - Paste

Total Commander - Paste file in current directory

WinNc - Paste files from clipboard to active directory

WinRAR - Paste files from clipboard

WinSCP - Paste files, open path from clipboard, opens session URL from clipboard

Xyplorer - Paste

Media player

BSPlayer - (in full screen mode) Chapter viewer

GOM Player - Flip output

iTunes 11 for Windows - Paste the selected song’s information or artwork

KMPlayer - Open DVD file

MusicBee - Paste copied tags

PotPlayer 1.7 - Open file / URLs from clipboard

Spotify - Paste

Winamp - Stop after current track


ChessBase 13 - Paste games marked for copying

ChessBase 13 - Paste all games marked for copying in the selected database

CoSpaces Edu - Paste objects

CoSpaces Edu - Paste blocks

FlightGear - Reset view modes to pilot view

The Secret of Monkey Island - Version number

Tibia - Paste a copy of the text from the clipboard

Social & Messaging

Cisco Jabber - Paste

Claws Mail - Paste

Zimbra Web Client - Paste appointment


Comodo IceDragon - Paste

Kaspersky Internet Security - Paste data from the clipboard


Ableton Live 10 - Paste

Accounting CS - Paste

ActivePresenter 7 - Paste

Aegisub - Paste subtitles

Asana - Paste Tasks (One per line)

AutoQuotes - Paste

Bluebeam Revu - Paste

CintaNotes 3.13 - Paste clipboard contents as a new note. If the clipboard contents did not originate from CintaNotes, the creation time will be taken from the current time, and a copy of the first text line as will be used as the note title.

Confluence - Paste

draw.io - Paste

draw.io - Paste

Edraw Max 9.4 - Paste

Evernote for Windows - Paste

Figma - Paste

FL Studio 20 - Paste channel Steps/Score

FL Studio 20 - Paste selection

FL Studio 20 - Paste selection

Freemind - Paste

Google Sheets - Paste

Google Sheets (Android) - Paste

Guitar Pro - Paste

Huggle - View page (latest revision)

Lacerte - Paste a property (Active in the list panel only)

LibreOffice - Pastes from the clipboard

Lucidchart - Paste

Melodyne 4 - Paste

Microsoft Access 2019 - Paste the contents of the Clipboard in the upper-left corner of the selected section

Microsoft Access 2019 - Paste the contents of the Clipboard in the upper-left corner of the selected section

Microsoft Access 2019 - Paste text from the Clipboard (in Edit mode)

Microsoft Access 2019 - Paste the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Paste

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Paste content at the insertion point, replacing any selection

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point and replaces any selection. Available only after you have cut or copied an object, text, or cell contents

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Paste cut or copied text, object, or slide

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Paste cut or copied object or text

Microsoft Sticky Notes - Paste

MindMeister - Paste

MYOB AccountRight - Paste

Nimbus Note - Paste

Oracle RightNow - Paste

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Paste

QuickBooks Desktop - Paste

REAPER - Item: Paste items/tracks

REAPER - Edit: Paste

REAPER - Edit: Paste

REAPER - Edit: Paste

Relativity - Paste

SimpleMind - Paste

Tableau - Paste clipboard

The Bat! - Move message to folder

The Bat! - Paste text from clipboard

UiPath Studio - Pastes the copied activity or activities inside the selected item

Virtual DJ 2018 - Video

WavePad - Paste

WPS Office - Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point and replaces any selection

Xactimate - Paste

yEd 3.19 - Paste


Alteryx - Paste

Alteryx - Click insdie another color box and use this shortcut to paste the color values

FreeCAD 0.18 - Paste

GeoGebra - Paste

KiCad 5.0.2 - Paste

KiCad 5.0.2 - Add MicroVia

Maple - Paste Selection from Clipboard

Maple - Toggle Insert or Overwrite Mode

Onshape 1.98 - Paste

Solidworks 2019 - Paste

Solidworks 2019 - Use these keyboard shortcuts to copy and paste, similar to Windows functionality.

Solidworks 2019 - Sketches. Copies and pastes sketch entities.

Solidworks 2019 - Parts. Copies and pastes sketches.

Solidworks 2019 - Assemblies. Copies and pastes parts and subassemblies. If you select a feature in the FeatureManager design tree, you can copy and paste the feature as an assembly-level feature.

Solidworks 2019 - Drawings. Copies and pastes drawing views.


BlackBerry Classic - Paste

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