In HTC apps such as
Messages, you can select and copy text, and then paste or share it.
Press and hold on a word.
Drag the start and end anchors to highlight the surrounding text you want to select.
After you have selected the text you want to copy, tap or Copy.
The selected text is then copied to the clipboard.
In a text entry field (for example while composing an email), press and hold at the point where you want to paste the text.