IDG. In the VBA editor, choose File>Save Normal.dotm. Word offers Edit > Paste and Match Formatting, similar to Pages and other Apple software. In the right-hand list, select PasteUnformattedText. Sometimes this works, but sometimes the box (and colored background) that the words were in, on the original page, also pastes (which takes a longer time). When you paste this text into emails, it looks out of place. In Word, you can choose to paste text using the formatting of the source, destination, or just pure text. In Microsoft Word, use one of several paste commands. You have to go through the Text Import dialog to tell Calc how to load the cells from the text. A setting way to ALWAYS have your paste text to be the same as your original text in Microsoft Wordhttp://www.renaborges.com. Mac OS. If you always want one of the options, set it as the default for pasted text. What I mean is, I see something I want to copy/paste and save (just the text of). This strips all rich-text attributes. May 19, 2016. by Bradley Chambers. When you copy text from the web, you also generally copy any formatting (colors, size, typeface, etc.) But it also has the Edit > Paste Special set of options, which includes Unformatted Text. I carefully highlight it with the mouse, and paste it into WORD. There are no cells and Calc needs your guidance to fill the cells from the text. OS X allows you to paste text without its original formatting. Calc can open a CSV file, but it's a text file. Set default paste options. Back in Word, choose Tools>Customize Keyboard. Paste Plain Text: Pastes the contents of the Clipboard as plain text, stripping all formatting. Selection.Paste Err.Clear End Sub. Word offers an option paste unformatted text. attached to it. Mac users should paste the data into a new document in the TextEdit application, convert the document to plain text format, and then copy the data they want from TextEdit into the appropriate field in Colleague. I'm using Word 365 and recently switched to working on a Mac. In Microsoft Word, use one of several paste commands. Word offers an option paste unformatted text. While this is easy to remember and will get the desired result, it can get annoying if you regularly paste text from other sources. In Categories, scroll down until you see Macros and select it. – pdeli Jan 21 '18 at 16:57 The standard MacOS keyboard shortcut to paste unformatted text is shift-option-command-v. I therefore used Steve_Chambers' solution and added a Microsoft Word.app shortcut as follows: Unformatted Text assigned to shift-option-command-v. For the moment it works for me. It has no cells. 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