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Copy text into a Terminal window on Mac
You can copy and paste text from other documents into a Terminal window.
Note: If the text being pasted includes the return character at the end of a line, the command is executed immediately.
In the Terminal app on your Mac, do any of the following:
Copy text in another app, and then in Terminal, choose Edit > Paste.
Drag selected text into a Terminal window from any macOS app that supports it.
Drag text clippings from the Finder into a Terminal window.