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Command + C does not always work on first try on any of my four Macs. I often highlight text, press Command + C, head to another window, press Command + V only to find that the original text did not copy.

I recently installed a fresh copy of macOS High Sierra and I continue to run into this issue, particularly in RStudio.* The issue never occurs on my PCs.

Do others have this issue? How can I resolve this?

*I use bettersnaptool and enable three finger dragging, but the issue still appears when I disable them.

  • Did you mean to paste using Command-V or Command-P? Command-P is generally reserved for print and Command-V is the shortcut for paste. – drivec May 2 '18 at 19:19
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    Do you have any other utilities running which could interfere with your keyboard? – nohillside May 2 '18 at 19:56
  • I face the same issue. I don't have any utilities that interfere with the keyboard. @RTS Did you solve your issue? – Michael May 27 '18 at 16:58
  • Problem is not solved. I recently ran into the problem while using computers at the Apple store. It seems ever-present. – RTS May 30 '18 at 14:06
  • I observed this issue on a demo machine at the Apple store recently. I suppose it must not concern most people. – RTS Mar 16 at 15:50

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