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asked 2014-08-04 01:19:42 +0200

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I copy text all the time from Wordpro to Libre Office Writer. But since the 4.3 upgrade, when I paste text into Writer, it treats text as graphics & that is useless. I just copied to LibreOffice 4.2.4.2. That went well. On another computer with version 4.3, copy-paste gives problems. What's the cure?

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Thanks that helps. When i paste with CNTL shift V, I have to tell to paste as unformatted text. That gets the job done. But I can't switch to automatic. I tried using Save as Template. The problem is each time I try to change it goes bad to MediaWiKi as default which is causing the problems. Can I change the template so I can just use CNTL V?

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answered 2014-08-05 00:24:01 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

updated 2014-08-06 17:05:38 +0200

Apparently
Bug 81835 - EDITING: default paste from MSWord/WordPad create image
Status: RESOLVED FIXED (LibreOffice 4.3.1).

I can confirm the same behavior for copy/paste from MS Word to LibO 4.3.0.4 / 4.2.6.2 – works well with LibO 4.1.6.2.

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answered 2014-08-04 01:41:00 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

updated 2014-08-04 01:41:21 +0200

I think at some point the preferred typed to paste was changed.

What you can do is use:
- paste special [Shift+Ctrl+V] and select one of both text types.
- select the type in the little arrow at the right of the past icon.
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Another options can be, opening lwp files with LibreOffice, or save as doc in Lotus Wordpro.

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