We are fans of the Microsoft PowerToys, and wish they would just incorporate them into the Operating System as features and settings instead of being a third-party utility. In the latest release, they incorporated a Paste-as-Plain-Text PowerToy that enables plain-text-pasting to apps that don’t support it. While it’s supported in quite a few apps, it wasn’t really supported in Office apps, requiring a different shortcut. This PowerToy allows you to use a custom shortcut throughout Windows at a system-level so you don’t have to worry if the app supports it. So you can install PowerToys and then set the screenshot to Ctrl-Shift-V to have the feature system-wide.
While Microsoft is already planning on incorporating the shortcut into Word, this will allow it everywhere.
We’ve updated our PowerToys information article with this new utility.
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