In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users what the paste options are in Microsoft Word, and how to choose the right one.
(upbeat playful music)…- [Instructor] You can control how items are pasted…into Microsoft Word.…I've copied something from Excel so in Word,…after clicking the paste button on the home ribbon tab,…there are some choices.…Keep source formatting will paste the item…exactly how it was where you copied it from…regardless of what your document looks like.…Use destination styles will use…the text font and formatting that's in the paragraph…it's pasted into.…
The two link options are the same as the previous two,…except it will keep the data linked to the Excel file…you copied the data from…and you can manually update the data from Excel at any time.…Pasting it as a picture won't let you edit text,…but it will allow you to do similar formatting…as shapes and other images.…And finally, keep text only will paste it as plain text,…ignoring formatting such as tables, images, and italics.…
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- Drawing a table
- Adding page breaks
- Formatting text in a table
- Using section breaks to control column layouts
- Properly adding space between paragraphs
- Starting page numbering later in a document
- Recovering a document after a crash
- Including both portrait and landscape pages in a document
- Saving to Google Drive from within Word
- Editing PDF content in Word
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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