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LibreOffice pastes text as an image [closed]

asked 2014-07-21 20:21:50 +0200

John Smith gravatar image

updated 2015-08-27 12:34:04 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

This problem seems to have just popped up out of the blue, as I am sure I could paste text before...

When I paste text from a different word processor into LibreOffice Writer it gets posted as an image file instead of text.

For example, if I copy a line of text from Microsoft WordPad like so... image description

... it gets pasted as a picture into LibreOffice like this. image description

Anyone know what is going on here?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
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Same here. Noticed yesterday (2014-07-31). Was using StarOffice, , and LibreOffice for years.

allgaeu_tobias gravatar imageallgaeu_tobias ( 2014-08-01 10:58:00 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-07-21 23:58:39 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

updated 2014-08-01 22:52:27 +0200

Try with paste special, Menu/edit/paste special, selecting a text option to paste.

Edited 2014-08-01 22:50

You can choose to paste with or without the format, this is a test pasting from Wordpad (Win7).

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