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When I copy contents from a browser, and try to paste it into Word or a similar recipient, it tries to bring in all the HTML tags (links, inputs, buttons, etc).

Is there a convenient way of pasting only contents, equivalent to pasting "values" - but in this case it would paste text and pictures only without the links and the rest of the garbage?

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Getting the text only is usually pretty easy into Word. Simply paste with the shortcut CTRL-SHIFT-V (or click paste special).

I don't know of any way to get the images in addition to the text without getting all the rest of the formatting.

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To get the unformatted text, you could also paste into a plain-text editor like Notepad, then copy it from there. (I usually use the Run dialog for single lines of text.) –  Synetech Sep 8 '11 at 3:46
    
Yes, I know for the text part. I guess my true question is how to do for pictures. –  Wadih M. Sep 8 '11 at 18:28
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