At long last Apple has implemented what many have wanted on the iPhone since the start -- the ability to cut, copy and paste text in and between applications.
Apple's solution is pretty elegant, though it can be a little bit fiddly at times depending on which application you're trying to select text from.
Read this guide and you'll soon be cutting and pasting like a pro.
Cutting, copying and pasting text
Let's say you're compiling a list of what you've eaten over the last few days, and it turns out you just can't get enough of those sausages. Rather than retype it, simply copy Monday's text into Thursday's position:
1. Starting with:
2. Hold one finger on the screen to bring up the magnification lens and move it to the start of the text you want to copy (you don't have to be precise as you can select more text in the next steps.
Alternatively, you can double tap in the general area where you want to cut/copy text from: