Learn@UW - Paragraph Breaks Removed when Copying Text from Word Document into HTML Editor

If you copy text from a Microsoft Word document and paste into the HTML editor using the Ctrl+V or command+V keystrokes, any paragraph breaks and other formatting may be removed after saving.

This is a known issue.

To avoid the problem, after copying from Microsoft Word, select the "Paste from Word" icon (clipboard with the W logo on it) from the second to the last drop-down in the HTML editor to paste the text into the HTML editor window. This preserves paragraph breaks and most other formatting in the original document.

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Keywords:brightspace learn@uw learnuw d2l desire2learn paragraph break remove strip copy paste Microsoft Word document format known issue   Doc ID:8302
Owner:Rhianna C.Group:Learn@UW Utility
Created:2008-10-05 19:00 CDTUpdated:2018-03-16 11:25 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Learn@UW Madison, Learn@UW Utility
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