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I'm trying to cut and paste text into a Google document while using Safari (on 10.7). When I paste the text in, a new table is created surrounding the text. This happens regardless of how the text is selected. E.g. I can select one single character from the middle of a word, and safari will create a table when I paste it... This is not an issue in Firefox, but I'm using safari for now until Firefox catches up with its 10.7 UI features. Is there a way to turn off this behavior? Thanks.

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What are you pasting the text in? –  fideli Jul 31 '11 at 21:12

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Try using Paste And Match Style:

This will paste just the text you copied, without changing formatting.

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what's the left-most character in the keyboard shortcut? –  Kevin Jul 31 '11 at 21:21
    
Option. The others are shift and command. I normally use this; however, Google Docs sometimes causes problems with system keyboard shortcuts. –  jtbandes Jul 31 '11 at 21:23

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