It's happened to pretty much everyone who uses copy and paste: you find some text on the Web which just happens to be huge, bold, and a color you wouldn't even want on your argyle socks. You highlight, copy, and paste it into a new email message to share with a chum and the ugliness transfers.
If only there was a solution -- like some sort of hotkey combo which would automatically strip the formatting for you.
The Google Chrome team feels your pain, and they've responded. Chrome can now do exactly that. Instead of using Ctrl+V to paste, press Ctrl+Shift+V to insert your text without retaining the original formatting. Mac users have to perform the slightly more acrobatic Command+Shift+Option+V.
The new paste feature is yet another small-but-welcome addition to Chrome, and one that I'm sure I'll use frequently.
As much as I love Mac, there are things that I still miss from my old Windows days. One of them is the ability to quickly cut and paste items from the Finder. It’s not because Mac doesn’t have the ability to cut and paste, but it’s because some things work differently in the different world.
Recently, I’ve stumbled upon an app called moveAddict that will give Mac users the ability to mimic Cut and Paste feature of Windows. If you are one of the switchers from the Windows land, you might want to check this one out.
The Mac Way To Cut And Paste
But before we discuss the app, let’s look at how Mac OS X handles the cut and paste problems.
First of all, the process is called “move” in the realm of Mac. You can do this simply by selecting the files that you want to move then drag and drop them to the new location that you want them to be.