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Paste from Word into Blackboard textbox - Feb 24, 2012

Have you ever cut and pasted text from a Microsoft Word document into a Blackboard textbox?  If so, you might have been unpleasantly surprised at the result.

It’s time to try it again since there is now an option on the textbox’s toolbar to “Paste from Word.”  When you use that, your pasted text will retain the formatting from the original Word document.  To use the new tool, highlight and copy text in your Word document.  Then go to the textbox and select the Paste from Word option from its toolbar, like this:

Paste from Word option on Blackboard textbox's toolbar