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can't copy charts or tables from web page into microsoft works word processer


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#1 willy2

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 09:52 PM

I have Vista and MS Works. I can't copy a chart or table from a web page into a ms works document. The info is copied but disarrayed and not in any organized form. I've tried copy, paste and copy, paste special. Any ideas from anyone?

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 04:44 PM

Have you tried pasting it into WordPad instead?

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 04:26 PM

The web page info...is .html, if the charts/tables are embedded.

Unless you have a program that converts a Web document into something MS will accept...I think that's your problem.

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 04:35 PM

The other option is to do a screen capture of the chart or graph and edit it as a .gif or .jpg and insert those in your document. However that being said, be cautious regarding using copyrighted information in your documents without attribution.

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