Found my favorite DOS editor

Mike Katz bitwiz at
Tue Sep 28 19:30:15 CDT 2021

You are correct, in WordStar I was Control-K + C for copy, Control-K + V 
for move block.  In Windows it's Control-C for copy and Control-V for 

I was wrong about control P, that is print in windows.

Sorry, my memory is going.

In my defense its still C for copy and V for paste in both.

On 9/28/2021 7:16 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 9/28/21 4:46 PM, Mike Katz wrote:
>> Control-C, Control-X & Control-P for copy, cut and paste in Windows 11
>> dates back to Wordstar on 8-Bit CPM systems in the 80s.
> Are you certain about that?
> Ctrl-C = Page down
> Ctrl-X = Line down
> Ctrl-P = not on WS
> One way to remember this is to look at the keyboard and visualize a
> "diamond" of keys; center is S and D for character left and right,
> Below is X for line down, above is E for line up.
> Similarly, next to X you have C, for page down, Next to E is R, for page up.
> And so on...
> --Chuck

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