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Method And System For Providing An Advanced Paste Option In A Text Processing Application

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000239126D
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-14
Document File: 3 page(s) / 40K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing an advanced paste option in a text processing application.

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Method And System For Providing An Advanced Paste Option In A Text Processing Application

Most text processing applications allow users to copy multiple words selected randomly from a document and paste the copied words to a new location or to a different document. After pasting the words, the output may not be easily readable due to plain concatenation. Often, the format of the text changes after pasting. A user is required to manually make the formatting changes in the pasted text. For example, if a user

wants to paste each copied word on separate line, the user needs to manually adjust the words in separate lines.

Disclosed is a method and system for providing an advanced paste option in a text processing application. The method and system provides a mechanism to copy the text in such a way that the output text is meaningful and as per user's requirement. The method and system enables the output text to be pasted in two modes. The method and system provides a user interface which prompts a user to select a mode. The user is prompted when the user selects multiple words/text randomly. The two modes are operational while pasting a copied text.

The first mode provides an option to paste as text separated by a new line. Thus, the output text is such that every copied word or text is on a separate line. For example, if text which is highlighted blue in Fig. 1 is copied, the output text after pasting is such that every selected text is on separate line as shown in Fig. 1.

Figure 1

The second mode provides an option to paste as text separated by a space. Every selected word is copied to a clipboard buffer. While pasting the copied text at a new location in the document or in a different document, every wo...