Follow these instructions to manually copy and paste text and images from other sources in to the IT Glue document editor.
Copying and pasting text
- From the source document or webpage, copy the text to your clipboard. You can copy and paste text using Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V in Windows or Cmd+C/Cmd+V in Mac OS X. You can also use the right-click context menu.
- Open the Notepad program and paste in your text to strip it of images and almost all styling information.
- For Mac users: Paste your text into the TextEdit program and then click Format > Make Plain Text (Cmd+Shift+T) to strip out most of the styling.
This will insert the text from the source document at the cursor in the target document. After that's done, you can format the text in the editor using headings, bulleted, or numbered lists, etc.
Copying and pasting inline images
The process here is essentially the same as the one above.
- Highlight the image you want to copy and press Cmd/Ctrl+C on your keyboard. You can also use the right-click context menu.
- Then, paste the image (Cmd/Ctrl+V) in to the editor to insert it directly inline when editing.
A few notes
- Always paste in images separately from the text. Otherwise, when pasting text and images from a webpage, you may find you only see image placeholders and not the actual image that appeared in each placeholder on the webpage.
- If you experience other problems copying and pasting images from webpages, try copying from a different browser than the browser IT Glue is open in. Or, you can use the right-click context menu to open the image in a new tab and copy from the new tab. Otherwise, you may find your images are inserted as links that don't show up properly in IT Glue.
- Copying text and images together from Microsoft Word or other desktop apps is not supported. Copying multiple images together from Word or other desktop apps is also not supported.