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    Paste Word Bullets

    When pasting bulleted text from Word into a Powerpoint, the bullets do not translate correctly - they come across as clear text. When you delete them the remaining text formats to the left of the area/object that you pasted them into.

    If you eliminate the bullets from the text in Word prior to CUT, it works.

    I need to retain formatting information if possible, so I can re-create the format in Powerpoint. Any suggestions??

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    Re: Paste Word Bullets

    Have you experimented with "Send to Powerpoint" rather than cutting/pasting? The process needs a bit of juggling, but will work reasonably well.

    Cutting and pasting works here, but indentation is not preserved for second and lower level bullets, but that adjustment only takes a moment. If you are pasting into a bullet chart, I would think you would need to have the Master slide set to the same font and bullets as in the Word doc.

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    Re: Paste Word Bullets

    I am not taking the entire word doc, just selective passages. I found that if you exit Powerpoint and return, the formatting seems to automagically resolve itself...???

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    Re: Paste Word Bullets

    Curious. Do you think it's a memory issue? [img]/w3timages/icons/hairy.gif[/img]
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    Re: Paste Word Bullets

    160 mb RAM, low process usage (lots of resource availability) multiple gb of free disk space....not likely

    For whatever reason, if I complete the cut and paste, save the file, close Powerpoint, and reopen it, everything is fine - I just need to search and replace the Word bullets, as they are incompatible with Powerpoint. Kludge, but workable.

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    Re: Paste Word Bullets

    Well, it IS the standard MS theory when things go wrong [img]/w3timages/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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