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Can no longer cut and paste from Word w/formatting

  1. As of yesterday, I can no longer cut and paste copy into my posts from Word 2007 w/o losing the formatting - font, size, indents. What happened?

    The blog I need help with is orlandoutland.wordpress.com.

  2. ooutland,
    Please provide a link to your blog when you ask questions in the forums, starting with:
    http://
    Or link your blog to your name:
    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/7-things-to-know-before-posting-in-wordpresscom-forums?replies=1
    (second item on the list)

    http://faq.wordpress.com/2006/11/09/why-not-to-use-word/

  3. Sorry - the form does ask me to choose my blog's name before I post, so I supposed that would do the trick.

    http://orlandoutland.wordpress.com

    Thanks,

    Orland

  4. This seems to be a recent change that is only affecting some. I for instance can (if I temporarily lost my mind) can paste from word and all the junk word code comes in just as messy as ever. I'm on a Mac, using Safari 3.2.1 and MS Office 2004 Mac.

    <editorial comment>Quite truthfully, I as a volunteer here am not at all sorry to see this change (if it is in fact a change). There isn't a day goes by that there isn't at least one post here in the forum saying "OMG!!! My blog blew up!!! People are dying!!! Halp!!!" and then we volunteers have to go and look and find that they have been pasting stuff directly from MS Word, and that some of the code MS Word brought into their blog has broken it.</editorial comment>

    There now that I've had my rant:

    What browser are you using?

    What browser version?

    What operating system?

    What version of Word/MS Office?

  5. IE8, XP, Word 2007 - I suppose I am in a small minority who use Word since otherwise I would have seen an announcement about this change on my Dashboard lol. I'll try the Win Live Writer suggestion from the staff post.

  6. You mean the invisible announcement that required the special 3D glasses available only at select convenience stores? That announcement?

    It was news to all of us.

    I think you will like WLW. I'm quite impressed with it and just wish they had a version for Mac (can't believe I'm saying that about something MicroSoft makes). For Mac users Ecto works well although it is not free - reasonable at $20, but not free.

  7. @outland

    Here is the link to the newest Windows Live Writer
    http://windowslivewriter.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns

  8. @thesacredpath: I second the rant!

  9. @thesacredpath: I 3rd the rant!

  10. You mean the invisible announcement that required the special 3D glasses available only at select convenience stores? That announcement?

    @tsp - I'm laughing my a$$ off. Thanks!

  11. Yes. Thank you, Sacred Path. I love super-secret announcements that require high level authorization! But I guess it was time to make the switch from cutting and pasting. It was SO 20th century, afterall...

  12. Announcements: so 20th Century.

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