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Copy As Plain Text option in Rich Text Field 
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: ernesto leyva155 05 Feb 2010
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Sometimes I am working on Rich Text Fields and I am interested in the content not the format. Why Lotus do not add a context-menu option called "Copy as plain text" in order to get just the content. Right now I have to copy paste it in wordpad copy again and past it again. Would be very convenient!



1) Carl Tyler5446 (06 Feb 2010)
Just copy the text to the clipboard, and then choose, Edit, Paste Special, and select Text.
2) Bruce Lill6687 (06 Feb 2010)
@Carl - For users that would be Chinese and for Notes only, I would love to see a right click copy as text. to paste it
3) Paul Davies12381 (07 Feb 2010)
as far as I am aware, this is only really a problem when pasting into Notes text fields. If you paste Rich Text into Notepad, it pastes as plain text. Notes should do the same thing, i.e. paste rich-text into plain-text fields as plain-text. No Paste special needed.

4) Bruce Lill6687 (07 Feb 2010)
@Paul - true. I have Notespad++ open all the time to handle this. Notes should do it for us.
5) Paul Davies12381 (08 Feb 2010)
I ♥ Notepad++
6) Vlad Sh10448 (08 Feb 2010)
I love AkelPad with plagins and scripts ;)
7) Hynek Kobelka8110 (09 Feb 2010)
This would be a very helpful function but only for power users and developers. For me it would be enough if there were only a keyboard shortcut for "Paste Special - As Text only" (ex. Shift + Ctrl + V)

I also use the "Copy as plain text" plug-in in firefox. This covers most of my cases, but not all.
8) Mike Woolsey5040 (10 Dec 2011)
When you have to do this alot, it gets very annoying.

Though I would prefer it be "make paste-as-plain-text support conversion". I have to paste from other apps too.










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