Paste Options Smart tag

Discussion in 'Microsoft Word New Users' started by Richard, Jun 3, 2004.

  1. Richard

    Richard Guest

    I am new to word 2003 and trying to come to terms with
    the smart tags.
    When i have a bulletted list or a list with words in
    italics and I try to move one item to another list (with
    no bullets or italics) by either draging or cut and paste
    the paste options smart tag appears. All good so far.
    When i click the drop down box and select match
    destination formatting I expect that the italics and
    bullet would disappear but this does not happen. What am
    I doing wrong.
    Thanks
     
    Richard, Jun 3, 2004
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  2. Richard

    Greg Maxey Guest

    Richard,

    That is not a smart tag. Shauna Kelly once called it a "Thingy" in her
    explanation of how paste options work. Seems that she has dropped that
    term, but the explanation is worth looking at:

    http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/styles/HowPasteOptionsWorks.html

    --
    Greg Maxey
    A peer in "peer to peer" support
    Rockledge, FL
    To e-mail, edit out the "w...spam" in

    Richard wrote:
    > I am new to word 2003 and trying to come to terms with
    > the smart tags.
    > When i have a bulletted list or a list with words in
    > italics and I try to move one item to another list (with
    > no bullets or italics) by either draging or cut and paste
    > the paste options smart tag appears. All good so far.
    > When i click the drop down box and select match
    > destination formatting I expect that the italics and
    > bullet would disappear but this does not happen. What am
    > I doing wrong.
    > Thanks
     
    Greg Maxey, Jun 3, 2004
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  3. Hi Greg,

    > That is not a smart tag.
    >

    Actually, it is a SmartTag. Or, rather, it uses the
    SmartTag technology...

    Cindy Meister
     
    Cindy M -WordMVP-, Jun 3, 2004
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