Proper way to copy from OneNote to Word preserving the OneNote indents and bullets locations

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I am copying over pages of OneNote (version 2016) to Word 2010 to prepare an extended document.  I have noticed that when copying over, the indents/bullets are off (not all the times, but most).  Can an expert help on how to properly copying OneNote pages to a word document as precise as possible preserving the OneNote bullets and indents locations.
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when you paste, right-click at the point you want to insert the copied text and you will see 3 options:
  • Keep Source Formatting
  • Merge Formatting
  • Keep Text Only

i believe that the Merge Formatting option should give the results you are looking for.

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Oh... never used that... will try...thank u!

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well, there is no wording for "Merge formatting" but I assumed its the arrow option.

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Did it but pasted double-line.
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you see the text when you hover over one of the icons with the mouse

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not the button name... but i assume its the arrow ... but pastes double line

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Hi... for some reason, the arrow option worked but any highlight or bold didn't pass thru, is it like that or can we also pass formatting?
it may simply be due to the difference in versions of Office components.Paste-options.gifthe Keep Source Formatting option should give you the same format as your source document

the Merge Formatting option should give you the existing style defined in your document (if present)

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Yes, worked!

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