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What's the difference between "Paste" and "Paste as plain text"?

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2 years ago#1
Specifically in Chrome.
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2 years ago#2
One is salted the other is plain
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2 years ago#3
One copies formatting the other doesn't
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2 years ago#4
Paste may pick up the character formatting (italics? Bold? specific fonts?) where plain text would just be the letters... at least that's my guess. I've never noticed it having a major effect either way.
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2 years ago#5
Biggest difference would be line breaks. Plain text won't pick up new lines and will instead just paste it all as a single line.
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