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You can avoid such behaviour in many different ways. Solution 1: You can use the Paste as text option Solution 2: Instead of using the Visual editor switch to the Text editor. Solution 3: A third alternative would be to use the Clear formatting option after pasting your text.


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Found that the issue is TinyMCE. Here is a solution that prevents the spans from being added on paste: https://bionicteaching.com/clean-google-doc-cut-paste-into-wordpress-editor/ Add this to functions.php: //fix cut paste drama from https://jonathannicol.com/blog/2015/02/19/clean-pasted-text-in-wordpress/ add_filter('tiny_mce_before_init','...


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The workaround I use is codepad.org. I paste the code, select the language and then the website outputs the code in a colour coded way along with the line numbers. I paste the code: Then Copy the formatted code (If you want the line numbers, then include them in your selection too): Pasting it in Google Docs will add it as a table preserving all the ...


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ChromeOS: Press Ctrl+Shift+U. An underlined U will appear. Press 2, 0, 1, 4, then space-bar. An em dash should appear. Long and annoying process, but less annoying than Insert>Special Characters, because you don't have to take your hands away from the keyboard. Now to remember it.


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This has now been solved. To see how the solution was built, or to get a copy of the Script click here.


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As of Feb 2019, you can now do this with the Google Docs REST API in addition to Google Apps Script as mentioned in the other answers. Here's a blog post I wrote linking to the video, page in the docs, and a working (Python) sample app I created that does exactly what the OP requested, mail-merging data from Google Sheets into a form letter created via ...


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You can use Clasp: clasp allows you to develop your Apps Script projects locally. That means you can check-in your code into source control, collaborate with other developers, and use your favorite tools to develop Apps.


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This is the closest I have been able to get: Upload your HTML file to google drive Open the file by double-clicking and select "open with google docs" This way docs will try as much as it can to render the data. what I got:


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Updated answer (following OP's comment) To convert Google Docs en masse in a folder: Select all of them using Shift or/and CTRL (Cmd for Mac) Right click and select Download. The Drive automatically converts all the selected documents and packs them into a ZIP file. Save the created zip file. When un-zipped all files are converted. Original ...


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Hit f7 followed by enter. Hope this helps!


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There is no built-in way to do that but you could use Google Apps Script of the Google Documents API to build a script/add-on/program that do that. References https://developers.google.com/apps-script/guides/docs https://developers.google.com/docs


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