1. Open Word and click File

  2. From File Click > Options

3. Click "Advanced"

4.  Turn all Cut/Copy/Paste settings to "Keep Text Only" and Turn OFF Smart cut and paste

5. Now click "Proofing"

6. Choose "AutoCorrect Options"

7. Choose "Auto-formatting"

8. Clear "Straight quotes with smart quotes"

9. Choose "Auto-formatting as you type"

10. Clear "Straight quotes with smart quotes"

11. Copy and Paste from Word to ETO

  • You may still be copying over formatting, if your computer gives you the option to "Paste without formatting" or "Paste as plain text" choose that. 

  • You can also Copy/Paste in to applications like "Notepad" to ensure all formatting is being striped from the Word document

  • Make sure you don't have any third party spell check / typing applications that may convert your text when copy/pasting 

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