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When I copy a Word document that is single spaced, and then paste it into Thunderbird email, it becomes double spaced; how do I stop that from happening?

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When I create legal documents using MS Word, and then I try to copy and paste them into Thunderbird email, parts of the document are copied into different spacing. I want the document copied and pasted as it was created. Why does it change and how do I stop that from happening? I have tried to clean up and change the spacing in the pasted document without success. I'm very frustrated.

When I create legal documents using MS Word, and then I try to copy and paste them into Thunderbird email, parts of the document are copied into different spacing. I want the document copied and pasted as it was created. Why does it change and how do I stop that from happening? I have tried to clean up and change the spacing in the pasted document without success. I'm very frustrated.

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It's generally not recommended to copy content from Word, or any word processor, directly into TB; it introduces a lot of hidden, proprietary, incompatible formatting. The best approach is to Paste Without Formatting (Ctrl+Shift+V). If you need to send as created, attach a Word or pdf file.

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It's generally not recommended to copy content from Word, or any word processor, directly into TB; it introduces a lot of hidden, proprietary, incompatible formatting. The best approach is to Paste Without Formatting (Ctrl+Shift+V). If you need to send as created, attach a Word or pdf file.

It's generally not recommended to copy content from Word, or any word processor, directly into TB; it introduces a lot of hidden, proprietary, incompatible formatting. The best approach is to Paste Without Formatting (Ctrl+Shift+V). If you need to send as created, attach a Word or pdf file.