Word 2003 - cannot paste text from web page w/o using paste specia



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Word 2003 - cannot paste text from web page w/o using paste specia

Postby VHJveQ » Fri, 29 Oct 2004 09:43:02 GMT

When I try to paste text from a web page into microsoft word 2003 it freezes 
and I have to kill the word process to recover.  If I use 'paste 
special'->Formatted text, everthing pastes fine.  I believe I was able to 
copy and paste from web pages without this extra step in previous versions of 
word.  Does anyone know how I can correct this or make Formatted text the 
default paste option?

Re: Word 2003 - cannot paste text from web page w/o using paste specia

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Fri, 29 Oct 2004 11:58:40 GMT

If you are using Windows XP SP2, the problem may be caused by new security
restrictions in Windows.

Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
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