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copy and paste issues

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by jcritch, Nov 8, 2007.

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  1. jcritch

    jcritch Thread Starter

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    when i copy my resume, which is in microsoft word format, and try to paste it into a job application box, the resume that was just pasted looks nothing like the original resume help
     
  2. slurpee55

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    Where is this job application box at? Online? The Word document has specific formatting in code that is hidden (try opening up a Word document in NotePad or another plain text editor sometime and you will see) and this formatting is only readable by a word processing program such as Word or WordPerfect or Write (part of Open Office).
    To save the formatting as you have it, save the Word document as a .pdf file - either use Adobe or get a free .pdf converter.
     
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