can't copy to Word 2010

August 10, 2011 at 12:23:20
Specs: Windows 7
I can copy from any document or website but it won't paste into Word 2010

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#1
August 24, 2011 at 12:36:36
What happens when you try and paste? Are you sure the copy is going to the clipboard? Can you paste into Wordpad or Paint?

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#2
August 24, 2011 at 17:05:11
When I copy from, say, an emal or website then paste to Word I get a small black blob that when clicked has a picture frame around it. When I grab a corner of the frame and drag to expand the frame it stays a black blob; it just gets bigger. This is the same for Excel.

Yes, I can copy to Notepad and Paint so yes, the copy is going to the clipboard. I can also copy to this reply. It appears to apply only to MS Office programs.


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#3
August 31, 2011 at 02:15:45
Had same problem here. Figured out that Word has to be open BEFORE you do your copy operation in whichever application. Word in a sense "catches" the copy when it is made, and it can only do this if it's already open.

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