Disable Paste Options In Word
By default, when you paste text that you have copied from elsewhere, the paste options toolbar appears. Small though it is, many people feel that this panel is an intrusion and that it often gets in the way of other text on the page.
As soon as you paste some text, the following panel appears:
When you click on it, you get the full list of options available:
We won’t go through what each option does. Instead, we will have a look at how we can disable this annoying little panel!
Clicking on the Set Default Paste… option shown above will take you straight to the place we need to be, but in case you haven’t pasted something and don’t have that option in front of you, here are the steps that will take you there. Click the File tab > Options > Advanced, and in the Cut, copy, and paste section ensure that the Show Paste Optionsbutton when content is pasted box is unchecked.
On the subject of pasting, did you know that Word 2010 introduces the new Paste Preview option?