Re: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7

Subject: Re: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7
From: Phil Snow Leopard <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: Paul Hanson <twer_lists_all -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 13:58:32 +0700

Hi Paul

You can paste into Word, then use 'ctrl-spacebar' on the selected text to remove all formatting.

On 8 May 2012, at 02:27, Paul Hanson wrote:

> Fred, we paste into Notepad all the time to get rid of formatting. PureText
> is going to save us time!
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> From: Fred Ridder [mailto:docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2012 2:03 PM
> To: kevin -dot- mclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com; bdavies -at- imris -dot- com;
> twer_lists_all -at- hotmail -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7
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> Kevin McLauchlan wrote:
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>> I still have habits from old Word, such as NEVER importing
>> text from somebody else's document (like a copy of my own
>> doc that a reviewer has tweaked, say). I run all imported
>> text through Notepad first, just to be "safe".
>>
>> For that matter, I do the same in Flare, if there's content
>> that I need from some Word doc. Overkill, no doubt. But one
>> less thing to wonder about when stuff goes wrong.
>
> If you're going to be that paranoid, at least do yourself the favor of using
> an accessory app that converts to plain text on the fly, which is a whole
> lot more convenient than having to do a copy'n'paste pass through Notepad.
> Two that I've used (quite heavily at my last company when I was converting a
> lot of Word content into FrameMaker) and been quite happy with are:
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> PureText (http://www.stevemiller.net/puretext/)
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> HovText (http://hovtext.com/?page=features)
>
> PureText is free; HovText is donationware ($5 suggested).
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> -Fred Ridder
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References:
Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: William Sherman
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: Paul Hanson
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: Ben Davies
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: Fred Ridder
RE: Real World Advantages of Office / Word 2007 and Windows 7: From: Paul Hanson

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