Copy html to Word creates irregular line breaks.


M

Monk

When I copy a web page in html and then paste it to Word 2007, the
result not only creates lines that do not fill in
the full width of the page but it creates lines of varying lengths by
seeming irregular breaks or carriage returns.

I have tried to clear/reformat the text but nothing works short of
placing my cursor at the end of each shortened line and hitting DELETE
to delete the space between the lines. This is fine for a short email,
e.g., but for a 50 page document . . . !

Is there a way to force Word make selected text fill a line from
margin to margin?

Thanks, Monk
 
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M

Monk

The formatting requirements of html and Word documents are entirely
different - seehttp://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CleanWebText.htm

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Graham,

Thanks for your time taken to respond. I followed the link you
provided, discovered that all of the lines ended in a pilcrow. Then I
copied/pasted special as unformatted text. Autoformat has to be
manually added to the Office 2007 toolbar - which I did. Selected the
text, autoformated and my 60 pages were reduced to 50 as all of the
pages are now filled, margin to margin.

Many thanks, Monk
 
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Graham Mayor

Monk said:
Graham,

Thanks for your time taken to respond. I followed the link you
provided, discovered that all of the lines ended in a pilcrow. Then I
copied/pasted special as unformatted text. Autoformat has to be
manually added to the Office 2007 toolbar - which I did. Selected the
text, autoformated and my 60 pages were reduced to 50 as all of the
pages are now filled, margin to margin.

Many thanks, Monk

You are welcome :)

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com

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