Font and size change for no reason when copying text
Thread poster: Silvia Montufo Urquízar

Silvia Montufo Urquízar  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:24
French to Spanish
+ ...
Mar 17, 2006

Hello every one,

I'm using Word 2003 and I'm having the following problem:

I have two files opened, both with same font and size, but when I copy some text from one and paste it onto the next, the font and size changes. (Its seems to change to Arial and bigger font).

The other day I had this problem within the same file in Power Point (same font but quite bigger when pasting text).

It's time-consuming having to copy the format all the time. Can anyone help me to solve this?

Many thanks in advance.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 06:24
English to German
+ ...
Styles? Mar 17, 2006

Hi Silvia,
Looks as if the styles in your documents differ - have you checked the styles applied to the paragraph you're copying from/to?

If you cannot alter the styles, use Edit - Paste Special -> Unformatted text as a workaround.

HTH, Ralf


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Silvia Montufo Urquízar  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:24
French to Spanish
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Better, thanks Mar 17, 2006

Thank-you, Ralf.

I checked the styles and you're right, they're different, but I don't know yet how to go about it. Is it really possible to change them from there? I haven't managed so far.

I also tried the second option and it works, although it seems I need to go to the Paste special + unformatted text every time.

I'll keep working on it.

Thanks again.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 06:24
Member (2002)
English to Russian
+ ...

MODERATOR
Hi Silvia Mar 18, 2006

Check what is your default font and change it for the one you need for the document where you are pasting.

Place the cursor somewhere in the text with the font you need, go to Format > font > default > OK


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Font and size change for no reason when copying text

Advanced search






PDF Translation - the Easy Way
TransPDF converts your PDFs to XLIFF ready for professional translation.

TransPDF converts your PDFs to XLIFF ready for professional translation. It also puts your translations back into the PDF to make new PDFs. Quicker and more accurate than hand-editing PDF. Includes free use of Infix PDF Editor with your translated PDFs.

More info »
SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search