Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2000 07:50:17 -0500
Reply-To: Richard DeVenezia <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Richard DeVenezia <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Organization: MindSpring Enterprises
Subject: Re: Cut and paste from V8 editor to Microsoft Word
The new SAS enhanced editor almost certainly uses RTF (Rich Text Format) to
present the source code in it's edit windows.
You you want plain vanilla text when you paste you can do a couple of
- In word, instead of Edit/Paste, use Edit/Paste Special:Paste As
- Do an edit paste into an editor, like Notepad, that does not understand
Copy from there and finally paste into Word.
"Smith, Kelley" <SMITHKC@OGE.COM> wrote in message
> I like the new editor, but has anyone had this problem?
> I cut and pasted some text from the editor to Microsoft Word. The text was
> comment in SAS, so it appeared bright green. It was still green when I
> brought it to Word. OK fine.
> However, when I printed it, all information cut and pasted from SAS was
> blacked out! I got around it by painting in Word, the same as surrounding
> text in Word document. That was after I attempted to highlight it and use
> the FORMAT menu in Word with no success.
> I can live with this work-around, just wondered if anyone else has
> encountered it.
> Kelley Smith
> Corporate Planning
> OGE Energy Corp.
> Oklahoma City