How to hide paste options button in Word

This tutorial is about the steps to be followed for hiding the paste options button in Word 2016, Word 2013 & Word 2010. When you copy and paste content in a word document the following paste options button will be displayed.

Paste Options

This button provides different paste options for formatting the pasted content such as Keep Source Formatting, Merge Formatting and Keep Text Only. But if you do not want this button to be displayed and want to always use the default paste option then you can hide this paste options button.

Paste Option Formatting

Step 1: Click the File menu and select Options to Launch the Word Options window.

Step 2: Then click the Advanced Options in the Word Options window.

Step 3: In the Advanced Options, scroll down to the Cut, copy, and paste section.

Show paste optons button when content is pasted

Step 4: Now un check the option with label as “Show Paste Options button when content is pasted

Step 5: Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.

In Category: Word 2010, Word 2013, Word 2016

Ravi Shankar

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