Excel Objects vs. Text

dirk1965

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I'm working with a home grown application that has a rich text section that has reverse DDL or intelligence in rich text control. When copy/pasting an Excel cell which is in text format, the application treats it as an object rather than plain text and pastes as a .gif image. To get plain text, I have to highlight the cell, then click/drag the content up in the Formula to properly paste the text into the application.

Do any of you know how to get around this so I can simply copy/paste the actual cell and be able to paste it as text rather than an image?

Thanks!
 

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mtb'r

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When you get to Excel, right click and select "Paste Special" instead of "Paste." You should then be able to select "Text" to paste only that.
 

dirk1965

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I'm not pasting back within Excel... I'm pasting outside of Excel to another application.
 

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