Copy and Paste not saving format changes

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor: Intel

Hi,

I just bought Microsoft Office for Mac early this month and am still getting used to it. Can someone help me with this:

I have several documents typed onto a notebook layout with lots of bullet points, color changes, cross outs and the like. I wanted to copy and past all of that into a new document but when I did ALL of the formatting changes were lost. There were no bullet points, so the text flushed left, yada, yada, yada.

I looked around the toolbar to try and find a setting that would allow me to do the cut and paste while keeping all the whistles and bells but couldn't find it.

Can someone point me in the right direction? I figure something must be amiss in my settings but I don't know where to look.

Cheers,
wm
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Try using Edit> Paste Special - formatted Text rather than just pasting.

HTH |:>) 
Bob Jones 
[MVP] Office:Mac



On 4/22/09 8:32 AM, in article 59b72a07.-1@webcrossing.caR9absDaxw,
"whole_milk@officeformac.com" <whole_milk@officeformac.com> wrote:

> Version: 2008
> Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
> Processor: Intel
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I just bought Microsoft Office for Mac early this month and am still getting
> used to it. Can someone help me with this:
> 
> I have several documents typed onto a notebook layout with lots of bullet
> points, color changes, cross outs and the like. I wanted to copy and past all
> of that into a new document but when I did ALL of the formatting changes were
> lost. There were no bullet points, so the text flushed left, yada, yada, yada.
> 
> I looked around the toolbar to try and find a setting that would allow me to
> do the cut and paste while keeping all the whistles and bells but couldn't
> find it.
> 
> Can someone point me in the right direction? I figure something must be amiss
> in my settings but I don't know where to look.
> 
> Cheers,
> wm

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4/22/2009 1:32:38 PM
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