Click Copy on the Edit menu to copy to the clipboard any text that you have selected.
This command is equivalent to pressing CTRL+C or CTRL+INSERT or clicking the Copy (Ctrl+C) button () on the toolbar.
You can use the Copy command only with docked or tabbed windows. You can use the shortcut keys and the toolbar button with any window that supports this feature.
For more information about how to select, copy, cut, and paste text and about how these operations vary from window to window, see Cutting and Pasting Text.