RE: TOC to Text

Subject: RE: TOC to Text
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 13:13:29 -0500

That reminds me of a useful formatting trick to use when copying text from a
Web page to Word.

If the pasted Web text has a bunch of leading blanks on each line, remove
them by selecting the block of text, applying center justification, then
applying left justification. Poof, the leading blanks disappear.

Cheers ... Kim
mailto:kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: kanerb -at- concentric -dot- net [mailto:kanerb -at- concentric -dot- net]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 12:49 PM
> Subject: RE: TOC to Text
> I discovered yet another quick way to remove all traces of
> formatting &
> coding weirdness, as when copying something from a Web site:
> Paste it into the body of an empty e-mail message! It becomes
> plain text.
> Then recopy the text from the message, and paste it directly
> into Word or
> Frame. Even FrameMaker likes that just fine.
> This is very fast and easy for me, since I always have e-mail
> open in the
> background. Probably another reason it works is I've set up
> my Outlook 2000
> e-mail is set up as Plain Text (not HTML or Rich Text -- in the Format
> menu).
> Beth Kane
> Senior Communications Specialist
> PersonalGenie, Tucson Group
> bethk -at- personalgenie -dot- com

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