Re: Plain Text Paste Macro

Subject: Re: Plain Text Paste Macro
From: Frank <frank -at- research -dot- canon -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "J. Paul Kent" <jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:06:08 +1100

Hi Paul,

If you have a need to paste plain text outside of Word as well, consider downloading a free utility for Windows called PureText 2.0.

I use it often and find that it comes in very handy.

Disclaimer: I do not represent PureText, nor do I have any financial interest or association with them.


J. Paul Kent wrote:

I recorded the following macro cuz I was trying to save a keystroke or two.
I very frequently copy text from somewhere and need to paste it into a
document as plain text. Generally I use Alt-E-S to bring up the paste
special dialog, but then I have to select plain text to get it to insert
without any formatting.

So I recorded myself doing that, but that last step didn't seem to record.
When I execute the macro, the text comes in with it's native formatting.

Any suggestions?

Sub PastePlain()
' PastePlain Macro
' Macro recorded 2/16/2007 by Paul Kent
Selection.PasteAndFormat (wdPasteDefault)
End Sub

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