Copy and paste

The following formatting options are used to insert content in the text editor from another location and to move and copy content within the text editor. You can use these functions by selecting them from the context menu in the text editor. Function Paste from Word is available as a button in the basic mode of the toolbar.

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Procedure Example

Cut

CTRL+X

Use this function to move content from one place on the page to another place on the page or to another location.

  1. Select the content which you want to relocate.
  2. Open the context menu and select Cut or press CTRL+X.
    The system removes the selected content and copies it to the clipboard.
  3. Place the cursor where you want the content to appear and choose one of the paste options bellow.

NOTE: Only the last piece of content you cut can be pasted. If you cut something and then you copy or cut another thing. The first thing you cut is lost.

Copy

CTRL+C

Use this function to copy content from one place on the page to another place on the page or to another location.

  1. Select the content which you want to copy.
  2. Open the context menu and select Copy or press CTRL+C.
    The system removes the selected content and copies it to the clipboard.
  3. Place the cursor where you want the content to appear and choose one of the paste options above.

NOTE: Only the last piece of content you copy can be pasted. If you copy something and then you copy or cut another thing. The first thing you copied is lost.

Paste form Word

Use this button to paste text or tables from Microsoft Word. The editor automatically removes all unnecessary Microsoft Office related tags.

  1. Copy or cut text or tables from Microsoft Word.
  2. In the text editor, place the cursor where you want the text to appear and click Paste from Word.

NOTE: If you are pasting Word content using only Paste function or CTRL+V, a dialog box appears where you must confirm that you want to clean all unnecessary Microsoft Office related tags.

Text on the clipboard (copied from Word):

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Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold.

Text pasted from Word (appears the same, but is cleaned from Microsoft Word tags):

Heading

Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold.

Paste

CTRL+V

Use this button to paste content from the clipboard in the text editor.

  1. Copy or cut content.
  2. In the text editor, place the cursor where you want the content to appear.
  3. Press CTRL+V or open the context menu and select Paste.

Text on the clipboard (copied from a browser):

Heading

Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold.

Text pasted:

Heading

Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold.

Paste Plain Text

Use this button to paste content without keeping its formatting from the clipboard in the text editor.

  1. Copy or cut content.
  2. In the text editor, place the cursor where you want the content to appear.
  3. Open the context menu and select Paste Plain Text.

The text editor removes all the formatting from the content and pastes only plain text, but keeps the line breaks.

Text on the clipboard:

Heading

Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold.

Text pasted as plain text:

Heading
Paragraph text, some of which is italic, other bold. 

Paste As Html

Use this button to paste content from the clipboard as HTML code.

  1. Copy or cut content.
  2. In the text editor, place the cursor where you want the content to appear.
  3. Open the context menu and select Paste As Html.
    The text editor pastes the content in the form of HTML code.

Text on the clipboard: Basic options

Text pasted as HTML:

<P style="MARGIN: 6pt 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial>Basic options<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></FONT></FONT></P>

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