Sometimes copying and pasting can introduce some frustrating problems. When copying text from one document and pasting into another, you can often get mis-matches in font formatting. We'll talk about some alternative paste options that let you ensure that you have a consistent format in your document after you paste in new text.
- [Voiceover] Hopefully you're pretty familiar…with copying and pasting,…because it's a big part of working with Microsoft Word.…But sometimes copying and pasting…can introduce some frustrating problems.…Particularly when copying from one document…and pasting into another.…So I wanna start with these two documents,…both from the same client project that I'm working on.…I've got one document that's got a page of an intro…from the company's CEO…and then I've got this other document…that has some branding information for the company.…What I wanna do is copy this section with the bulleted list…from the branding document…and paste it into that CEO intro page.…
So let me just select this text here…in this document to start with.…So of course I'm going to drag my cursor across that text,…now it's selected, and since we're gonna do a copy and paste…I could do the keyboard shortcut for copy,…or I could go up into the home ribbon…and hit the copy button here.…So now that text has been copied.…I can go over to the other document,…
Note: These tutorials apply to both the Windows and Mac versions of Word 2016.
- Setting default font and saving location for new documents
- Replacing text automatically
- Working with hyperlinks
- Viewing word and character counts
- Customizing your dictionary
- Locking documents