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Paste from Word

When pasting text from Microsoft Word or other word processing programs, it is important to use the Paste From Word tool to prevent formatting problems.

Text that is copied from Word includes various html codes. These extra codes sometimes makes the text appear unformatted. Hence if you are pasting text from Word, it is recommended that the Paste from Word tool be used.

From a text editor in Blackboard, select the Question Setting button

Select the two check boxes listed in the Images, Files and Web Links section. Select Submit.

 

Text prior to using the Paste From Word tool Text after using the Paste From Word tool

Select the Add Mashup button. If you do not see the Add Mashup button, you might want to click on the triangle to the right of the toolbar

Select the first option Paste from Word

Paste the Word text in the text area and select the Submit button

To see the tags select the Toggle HTML Source Mode button (it is the two < > button). If you do not see the toolbar, select the triangle on the right of the toolbar -- see left red circle.

Notice that there are minimal tags displayed after using the Paste From Word tool

 

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