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Excel 2013, Project 2010 Pro, Windows 10.

I have an Excel worksheet. Column A is populated by a list of 10 names, each in their own cell (A1-A10). I used to be able to highlight and copy (ctrl-C) all 10 names and then paste (ctrl-V) them into the Task Name field in Project. I am able to cut/copy and paste from Excel to Word no problem and vice versa. But, for some reason Project stopped accepting anything cut or copied from outside of Project. When I try to paste from Excel to Project I either get a blank field or I get the last thing cut or copied from within Project. It's almost as if Project is using some internal clipboard instead of the Windows Clipboard. I can cut/copy and paste fine from Excel to Word or anything else. Any ideas?

  • I've noticed that I can copy from Excel to a bran new blank Project, then copy from that blank project to my project. So there must be something in my Project itself that is disallowing the paste from Excel. – Albion Feb 25 '16 at 21:59
  • Try pasting with Ctrl+Alt+v. Does it work? – Divin3 Feb 25 '16 at 22:49
  • No luck with ctrl-alt-v. If I open a bran new project it will allow me to cut and paste from Excel until I copy or cut once from within Project, after that it will only paste what is cut or copied from within itself. – Albion Feb 26 '16 at 14:22
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Ran a repair install on both Excel and Project. That solved the problem.

Thanks everyone.

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