Pasting text without formatting

  • Gérald Barré
  • Google Chrome / Microsoft Edge: Ctrl + Shift + V

  • Windows: Win + V, Then click "…" (see more), Then "Paste as text". To use the keyboard, you can press Tab Enter to select the option:

  • Using Windows PowerToys - Paste as Plain Text: Ctrl + Win + V

    Note: you can change the shortcut in the configuration

  • Microsoft Office (method 1): Ctrl + Alt + V, then select "Unformatted text"

  • Microsoft Office (method 2): Ctrl + V, then Ctrl, then T

  • Microsft Office (method 3): Alt, H, V, T

  • Paste the text to a text-only editor, such as Notepad or the Run application, then copy it again to get it without formatting

    • Win + R, Ctrl + V, Ctrl + A, Ctrl + C, Esc, Then Ctrl + V in the application
    • Open the search bar using Ctrl + F when the current app supports it, then do as above
    • Open Notepad, then do as above
  • You can use an application such as PureText

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