Resolving text formatting issues Follow

Occasionally, when copy and pasting text into Sales and Marketing Pro, the text may print differently from what appears on screen. Sometimes you will not be able to change the formatting of the text on screen either.

When text is copied and pasted into our program, all of the formatting code for the text is copied as well. This can result in plan content that displays one way on screen and prints in another format or occasionally text that cannot be re-formatted inside our software at all.

The following steps will guide you through removing any hidden formatting code from the text in your plan to allow for proper re-formatting.

Take the following steps to clean up the text in the current version of the software:

  1. Click on the "Repair Formatting" button in the toolbar

  2. Choose the appropriate option:
    • Retain as much formatting as possible - This option will keep as much formatting as the software can properly publish but can leave remnants of problematic formatting that will not print properly.
    • Remove all formatting, I want to start fresh - This option will "sanitize" your text, removing all formatting and allowing you to start fresh using the formatting tools in our text editors toolbar.
  3. Click the Repair button to apply the option to the text in your plan.

To avoid these types of problems in the future, take the precautions mentioned in the following article on our Web site: Copying and Pasting Text from an Outside Program

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