When you need to paste text into a document without bringing its formatting along, Word’s Show Paste Options feature may suit you. Unfortunately, it’s a little cumbersome to use, and earlier versions of Word don’t include it. The Paste Special command offers another approach, but it, too, is less than efficient.

Quickly paste unformatted text

This illustrated tutorial offers a speedy alternative. You’ll see how to write a one-line macro that automatically pastes text without formatting–and how to create a button to make the pasting process instantaneous.

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