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How do I paste text from a Microsoft Word document to a text box?

Updated Dec 16, 2020

Note: In the most recent version of the Rich Text Editor, Word-specific tags are removed automatically when copied text is pasted into the editor.

Copy the text from Word.

Copy the Word content

Copy the text in your MS Word document to your computer's clipboard (CTRL + C for PC or COMMAND + C for Mac).

Paste the text.

Paste the text into the Rich Text Editor

In the Rich Text Editor text box, place your cursor where you wish to paste the text, then paste your text using the keyboard shortcuts (CTRL + V for PC or COMMAND + V for Mac).

View pasted content in the editor.

Pasted content will display

The pasted content will now appear in the Rich Text Editor and you may edit it to display the desired formatting.

Select Save.

Select Save

Select Save to save changes.

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