Quick Tip for Pasting Content into UT Mail (Gmail)

I've been using UT Mail for a couple of years now, and one thing that has always bothered me is that copying and pasting content into UT Mail keeps the formatting of the original source.  I've been suffering along with this by pasting the content in, selecting it, and then using the "remove formatting" (menu item, or CTRL + \) option:  Not a productive or optimal way of doing things.

Recently, I discovered a somewhat simpler method of pasting in content without keeping the formatting from the content source.  To remove the original formatting of the content you are pasting into UT Mail, simply hold down the SHIFT key when pasting with CTRL + V.  In other words, to paste content without formatting into UT Mail, use: SHIFT + CTRL + V

This simple tip has saved me a lot of frustration when copying and pasting into UT Mail.  I hope you find it useful, too.

Written by Eric Rostetter, Senior System Administrator
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