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Fri
19
Dec
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Copying and Pasting Multiple Items in MS Word

The MS Office Clipboard allows you to copy text and graphics from all manner of Office documents and programs and even the Internet. You can then go back to MS Word and paste any or all of the items that you had previously copied. In order to copy ... items to the Office Clipboard, it must first be open in the Task pane of an Office program. You can open the Office Clipboard by clicking on Edit | Office Clipboard. Alternatively, the Office Clipboard will open automatically when you do one of the following: Copy or cut two different items consecutively in the same program. Copy one item, paste the ... (view more)

Thu
24
Apr
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Text from MS Word to MS Excel Quickly

You have created the perfect table in MS Word and now you have to put it into MS Excel. You have tried copying and pasting but all of the pretty formatting is gone and it doesn't fit right and it really looks a mess! What do you do now? Well, this ... quick and easy resolution will make you look like a star. Simply paste your text into MS Excel as a picture! Hmmm...how do do that... Copy your text or table in MS Word. In MS Excel, click on Edit | Paste Special. In Excel 2007, the latest version, go to the Home ribbon and click the down arrow on the Paste button and select Paste Special from the ... (view more)

Thu
31
Jan
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Make Sure your Copied Text is Clean in MS Word

Many times we copy text from some place on the Internet and then blithely paste it into our half-finished Word document to complete a report for someone in our office. But now it doesn't look quite right and you cannot seem to edit it for some ... reason! That is because when you copy the text from a Web page or another document, you bring the source's formatting from what you copied into your document. Follow the steps below to prevent that from happening when you copy and paste text: Click in your document where you want to paste the text that you have just copied. Click on Edit | Paste | Paste ... (view more)

Thu
24
May
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Creating a Link by Using the Paste Special Command: MS Excel

The Paste Special command can be used to create a link between cells. The source cell values must be copied to the Windows Clipboard. The link is created when the values are pasted to the target destination cells using the Paste Special Command. To ... create a link by USING the Paste Special command, follow the steps below: Open the desired workbooks, if necessary. Select the source cell(s) to be copied. Click on the Copy button on the Standard toolbar. Or right-click on the cells and then choose copy from the shortcut menu. Choose Edit | Copy. Press CTRL + C as an alternative. Select the ... (view more)

Fri
29
Dec
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Link or Embed Excel Charts: MS Word

If an Excel chart already exists, it's a simple matter to link or embed one into an MS Word document. The techniques are similar to those for linking and embedding Excel worksheets by using the Paste Special command. Documents dealing with numeric ... data can often bog you down in details, causing a reader to miss the main point. A well-placed chart can show at a glance the trend or relationship among the numbers. While you can create a chart from scratch in MS Word, you don't need to do so if the chart already exists in Excel. Follow the steps below to link or embed an Excel chart into a Word ... (view more)

Fri
08
Sep
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Using the Office Clipboard MS Excel

Microsoft Windows provides a temporary storage place called the Clipboard to store a file or copied or cut text or cells, etc. while you are rearranging things in your spreadsheet. The Office Clipboard improves on this by allowing storage of up to ... twelve items in version 2000 and up to twenty-four items in version 2003, including text, images and other elements from MS Office applications Such as Excel and PowerPoint. If you attempt to copy a 25th item, Word displays a message warning you that it will delete the oldest (the one that was copied into the Clipboard first) of the 24 items ... (view more)

Fri
21
Jul
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Embed Excel Worksheets in a Table: MS Word

Rather than just pasting raw numbers into a table, you can embed a worksheet into a document. Embedding retains the formulas that ride behind your numbers and all the functionality of Excel. You can create an Excel worksheet from scratch, or, if the ... worksheet already exists, you can insert it using the Paste Special command. Although an embedded worksheet behaves as a picture in the document, when you double-click to modify it, Excel opens within MS Word, allowing you to use Excel's formulas to calculate results. One drawback to embedding an Excel worksheet is that it increases the file size ... (view more)

Thu
13
Jul
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Insert Excel Worksheet Cells: MS Word

You don't have to have two separate pages, one from MS Word and one from Excel, to display text and numbers in your document. This is because Word and Excel are built to work together, so that you can seamlessly bring your data from Excel into Word. ... Using Excel to generate your numeric data opens the door to more sophisticated calculations and numeric formatting. You can use all the features of Excel for making calculations, rather than being limited to the few formulas available on Word's Table | Formula command. Copying between Excel and Word uses the same techniques you know already: Open ... (view more)

Sun
23
Apr
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Cant Copy and Paste Text As Filename in MS Office?

Infopackets Reader Simon W. writes: " Dear Dennis, I made the transition from Windows 95 to XP a few years ago, and since the upgrade, I've noticed a change in the way the 'Save As' dialogue box works with MS Word. For example: Under Windows 95, I ... would select a section of a document, copy it, and then paste it into the Save As dialogue box, and the document would save with that filename. However, now when I right-click over top of the Save As dialogue box under Windows XP, I don't have the option to 'Copy' or 'Paste' anymore (as I once did in Windows 95). Hence, I have to manually type in a ... (view more)

Wed
22
Mar
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Copy and Paste with Precision: MS Word

Here's a tip for MS Word users who do a lot of cutting and pasting with text and prefer to minimize the number of times they reach for the mouse. For example: suppose you want to copy and paste a line that which uses the "Heading" format into a ... paragraph with normal formatting. When you select the line, MS Word will also select the paragraph mark which denotes a carriage return (or the beginning of a new line). If you simply paste the line (instead pasting as "unformatted text"), Word will impose the "Heading" style on the line you just pasted. Here's a quick and easy way to copy and paste ... (view more)

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