Extracting the Contents of a Field

Is there a simple way to extract the text contents from a field and
paste as text while retaining the formatting?

What works is selecting half the text, copy, paste. Select the other
half, copy, paste.

If I select it all and paste, I get the field against. I thought paste
special might work but has given me no joy.
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Paste the field and then unlink it (Ctrl+Shift+F9).

Suzanne S. Barnhill
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<faceman28208@yahoo.com> wrote in message 
> Is there a simple way to extract the text contents from a field and
> paste as text while retaining the formatting?
> What works is selecting half the text, copy, paste. Select the other
> half, copy, paste.
> If I select it all and paste, I get the field against. I thought paste
> special might work but has given me no joy.

1/29/2010 11:46:18 PM

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