When we Cut or Copy text and then Paste it into our Document, do we want the text to look like the way it originally did, or do we want it to look like the new destination? Sometimes we will want the first options and sometime the second option. Or maybe we always work with the same Paste Options, and we wonder if we can modify the Paste Options to what we need in Word 365. Just keep on reading to find out below how to Modify the Cut, Copy and Paste Options in a Microsoft Word 365 Document.
We must select the File tab in order to move to backstage View, and once there from the left of the drop-down menu we select the command Options as shown in the image below.
Once we select the Options command, the Word Options dialog box appears as shown in the image below, where from the left we select the category Advanced. Once the category Advanced is selected from the middle of the dialog box we scroll down until we locate the area named Cut, Copy and Paste as we can see below.
Under the area Cut, Copy and Paste we have the following commands available in order to select from or to activate and deactivate, and which are the following:
Pasting Between Documents: Once we select the command, the drop-down menu appears where we can select from the following: Keep Source Formatting (Default), Merge Formatting and Keep Text Only
Pasting Between Documents When Style Definitions Conflict: Once we select the command, the drop-down menu appears where we can select from the following: Keep Source Formatting, Use Destination Styles (Default), Merge Formatting and Keep Text Only
Pasting From Other Programs: Once we select the command, the drop-down menu appears where we can select from the following: Keep Source Formatting (Default), Merge Formatting and Keep Text Only.
Insert Paste Pictures As: If we select the drop-down menu at the right, we can select from the following commands: In Line With Text, Square, Tight, Behind Text, In Front Of Text, Through and Top And Bottom.
At the bottom of the Cut, Copy and Paste area of the Advanced area of the Word Options dialog box, we can activate or deactivate the following commands depending on the setting we want to take place:
Keep Bullets And Numbers When Pasting Text With Keep Text Only Option
Use The Insert Key For Paste
Show Paste Options Button When Content is Pasted
Use Smart Cut and Paste
If we select the Settings button, at the right of the command Use Smart Cut And Paste, the Settings dialog box will appear as shown below, where we can do all the adjustments needed.
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