We have Ctrl+C (Copy) and Ctrl+V (Paste). Why V and not P?

Ever wonder why copy and paste shortcuts are assigned with CTRL+C and CTRL+V? Here’s a take from Reddit users.


The proximity to C, making copy and pasting quicker.


Ctrl Z = undo.

Ctrl X = Cut.

Ctrl C = Copy.

Ctrl V = Paste

All the most common commands in a row.


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