Converting MS Word to HTML

Pasting text into WebLearn’s WYSIWYG HTML editor which has been copied from either Microsoft Word or Outlook is a hit and miss affair.

Pasting directly (via the ‘Paste’ button) is not recommended. Pasting using the ‘Paste from Word’ button does a better job but still leaves a large amount of unnecessary information interspersed within the text (use the ‘Source’ button to see this in action).

Pasting via the ‘Paste as plain text’ button is a good approach but nearly all the formatting is lost.

The best method I have seen is to use this website: simply paste your text into the box and click the ‘Convert …’ button then click on the ‘Source’ button in the HTML editor and paste the resulting HTML into WebLearn.

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