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Official MS Documentation Please? Word 2010-Paste Special: What's the difference between "UNFORMATTED TEXT

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Can anyone supply me with a web link or official MS documentation on the difference between paste special UNFORMATTED TEXT
and
clicking the bottom half of the Paste button in the clipboard group
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Keep Text Only is what Microsoft now refers to as paste as Unformatted Text.

Keep Text Only: Pastes as unformatted text.

Microsoft Knowledge Base reference link:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/284752
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Hello,

here is the MS Word 2010 help page for paste options
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/paste-options-HA101831692.aspx

Here is some background from Word MVP Shauna Kelly
http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/styles/formatoftextchanges.html

In #5 she explains that the options are worded differently in the user interface varieties, but mean the same thing.

cheers, teylyn
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