When you copy a block of text into a Microsoft Word document
from another document or from a Web page, there’s probably formatting
associated with the text. If you want to remove the formatting that comes with
the block of text, you’re in luck because Word provides an easy way to remove
all formatting from the copied material at one time, so that it does not
interfere with the rest of the document.

All you have to do is Select the copied text and press [Ctrl][Spacebar]. Word converts the selected text to plain text.
You can also use this technique to convert an entire document to plain text.
Simply press [Crl][A] to
select the entire document and then press [Ctrl][Spacebar].

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