WHAT TO DO: text copied into WYSIWYG editor is showing wrong

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WHAT TO DO: text copied into WYSIWYG editor is showing wrong

Postby administrator » Feb 13th, '11, 17:26

WYSIWYG editor allows you enter and edit text, but it has some limitations.
Below some important tips that will help you to work with it without problems.

Tip #1:
Don't copy-paste text from Microsoft Word (another same editor or from browser) directly into WYSIWYG editor. When you do this you copy text with many MSWord hidden tags, for example: <OS:> etc.... and it may lead to problems with displaying the text.

There 2 possible solutions:
a) After you've copied the text, use a Strip Word HTML button to clean the copied text.
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b) Paste copied text into any simple text editor like Notepad and then copy text from there into the WYSIWYG editor.

Tip #2:
To edit HTML use HTML button, to edit HTML source turn it into the 'Text' mode.
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