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How do I paste text from a Microsoft Word document in the Rich-Text Editor?

To copy and paste text from Microsoft Word into the Rich-Text Editor, you should use the Paste from Word button.  Word may automatically generate code when formatting text that might not work properly in the editor if it is pasted in directly.

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Step-by-Step Instructions

Copy the text from Word.

Select the text in your Word document and copy it to your computer's clipboard (CTRL+C on a PC or Command+C on a Mac).

In the Rich Text Editor, select the Paste From Word icon.

The Paste from Word icon displays a clipboard with a W in a box in its lower right-hand corner.

Paste the text.

Paste (CTRL+V on a PC or Command+V on a MAC) the text from your Word document into the Paste From Word dialog box.

Click OK.

Click OK to add the text to the text box in the Rich-Text Editor.

Access pasted text in the editor.

Access pasted text in the editor.

You can now see and edit your pasted text in the Rich-Text Editor.