How to preserve webpage text in Word Document

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Hello all,

I would like users to be able to copy text from the web page, then be
able to paste that text in a word processor, such as MS Word. What I am
hoping to accomplish is to allow the font-face and font size mirror
that which is on the website. For instance, the website text is Arial
10pt. But when it is pasted into a Word document, that text defaults to
the 'Normal' style, Times New Roman 10pt.

I know this functionality can be accomplished as I see it across many
sites. Problem is I cannot isolate what is allowing this seamless
transition from web page to word processor to occur.

As an FYI: The site uses CSS for layout and design. No tables or font
tags are being used.

Thanks again...

Re: How to preserve webpage text in Word Document wrote:
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I'm not sure, but try specifying a font-family for the elements only instead
for body:
p,td {font-family: arial, verdana, sans-serif;}
instead of
body {font-family: arial, verdana, sans-serif;}

Nico Schuyt /

Re: How to preserve webpage text in Word Document wrote in news:1160947440.063796.115220

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What browser are you using? FireFox or something similar?

Try with IE and paste into Ms-Word for effectivensss.
Copy and pasting from any MS product to any other MS product retains font
and other settings (most of the bloat contributed to Front Page is the
result of users copying and pasting from Word and into Front Page.)

 In addition MS-Word has no capability for CSS.
Their own "styles" when implemented into web pages are a farce beyond

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