#Office365Challenge – Configure Paste Options in Word – we all know how frustrating it is to copy text from another Word document or even another program – and it completely messes up things. So we got around this by pasting the text in Notepad first (to strip the formatting), then copy it to the Word document. Well THIS will change everything.

Day: 63 of 365, 302 left
Tools: Microsoft Word
Description: Configure Paste Options in Microsoft Word

Keep in mind that changing these settings, will make them your default settings – so it might cause frustration again when the opposite is true – you would like to keep the original formatting.

To setup your new default settings for pasting text, go to the File Tab, click on Options (1), then on Advanced (2), scroll down to the Cut, Copy and Paste section (3). You’ll notice different options – for different scenarios. Make your selections and click OK to save them.

Never thought I’d say I love Word – but I disliked working with it, purely cause I didn’t know how to use it!

Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.

Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.