excel copy & paste issue with formulas, format painter stops working

sullisnyc44
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Win7/Excel 2010

for some reason the copy & paste function in my excel stops working.

If a cell has a formula and I copy and paste it, it will paste the value but not the formula.

Sometimes the format painter stops working as well.

At first I 'thought' this happened when I open up an older spreadsheet in compatibility mode first before other 2010 spreadsheets first. but i am not able to replicate this behavior.

by the end of the day this functionality will not work for me. has anyone seen this before?
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Try running Windows update to ensure that both Windows and Office are fully up to date.  You might have a dll issue with Office.

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