[thelist] reliability of tinymce's "paste from word" function

Erika Meyer ekm at seastorm.com
Mon Jan 19 14:28:33 CST 2009

Sarah Adams wrote:
> I want to recommend to a client that they have me replace the WYSIWYG
> editor currently used in their custom CMS (from ActivEdit to TinyMCE).
> I'm having a hard time figuring out how to convince them, aside from
> "it's just better!" I was thinking they would probably LOVE the "paste
> from word" feature, as I'm always having to remind them to paste the
> text into notepad first. I'm just worried that I'll tell them this and
> then the "paste from word" feature won't work as well as promised. In
> your experience, how well exactly does the "paste from word" function
> perform?

I wouldn't trust any rich text editor to "paste from Word" without some 
kind of disaster occurring. :) But I see there is a "paste from word" 
button for TinyMCE. Better test throughly! WordPress might be a place to 
test it...



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