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Pasted MS Word Styles in the Editor Are Not Retained

Environment

Product Progress® Kendo UI® for jQuery Editor
Operating System Windows 10 64bit

Description 

The pasted MS Word styles in the jQuery Editor are not retained.

Cause

By design, the Editor strives to output a clean and XHTML-compatible markup. That is why, the widget cleans up invalid styles set by Microsoft Word and removes the most presentational styles. Such styles include the colors applied by the current theme and the default MS Word font and size.

Solution

Ideally, the output of the Editor has to be styled via a stylesheet provided through the stylesheets configuration option. It allows for the whole pasted content to be consistently styled across your site.

If wrong pasting removes semantics or actual content along with the styles:

  1. Submit a bug report.
  2. Attach an MS Word document that reproduces the issue.

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