Copy/paste doesn't work in Quicken 2014

I just upgraded from Quicken 2013 to 2014.  For some reason, copy/paste isn't working in the register.  In 2013, I copy my category name from one transaction and paste it in another recently downloaded transaction.  This doesn't work in 2014.  It almost looks like this functionality is no longer supported.  I find it hard to believe Quicken would take away this feature.  I typically use CTRL-C/CTRL-V and my preferences are set to use the Windows shortcuts.  Even if I right click, the only choice is to copy/paste the entire transaction, not my selected text.  I haven't found a workaround yet.  Any suggestions?  Any idea when this will be fixed?  I'm so frustrated over something so basic that I almost want to get my money back.

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I found a solution and hope it's permanent.  I went into preferences/setup and changed my keyboard mapping settings.  Mine were set to Windows Standard but wasn't working.  I changed them to Quicken Standard and then back to Windows Standard.  I tried various ways including changing to Quicken Standard, Save, Exit, restarting Quicken, and changing back to Windows Standard.  I'm not sure the exact scenario required, but it is working for me now after toggling the settings.  I've read other posts that say their shortcuts work for a while but breaks again.  Time will tell if my problem will come back.  Just glad to have even a temporary solution.
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