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Authored by: kiltbear on Jan 17, '12 10:22:06AM

The other option is under the edit menu choose either "Paste as Plain Text" or "Paste and Match Style". I think have seen it implemented as both.

In some apps (Mail) I have remapped cmd-V to be "Paste and Match Style" rather than "Paste". (it does have some side affects, like it breaks pasting via keyboard into subject, and address lines).

So when I want to paste and preserver formatting from the original, I can choose to "right click" in the mail text area and choose paste.

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Convert Clipboard contents to plain text
Authored by: joelseph on Jan 17, '12 12:33:45PM

I have switched the mapping for "Paste" and "Paste and Match Style" in Mail as well. I can still paste into subject fields, simply use the option-command-V key combo when I need to paste there. For my little brain, it's must less frustrating to try command-V in the subject and it not work... and then remember to add the option to the combo... than it was to paste formatted text into the body when I didn't intend to!

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