How to Preserve Formatting in the Bloggr Editor | Bloggr Spotlight

How to Preserve Formatting in the Bloggr Editor | Bloggr Spotlight

Update: Rich text formatting is coming to the Bloggr Editor in July, 2019! That means the Bloggr Editor will support bold, italics, underlining, headers, bullet points, and numbered lists. Starting in July, when you upload a document or paste text into the Bloggr editor, you’ll be able to see and add these text styles. Important note: Table formatting and images are not yet supported, so these will be stripped out of your document.

Good formatting can make the difference between a professional-looking document and an unpolished draft. When you’re working on a resume, for instance, indents, bullet points, and bolded text are essential. So what do you do when you want to give your writing a thorough polish without messing up all your careful formatting?

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Preserve Formatting in the Bloggr Editor

The Bloggr Editor strips formatting from text that you simply copy and paste from another document. To preserve the original formatting of a document you wrote with a word processor like MS Word, TextEdit, or OpenOffice, here’s what you do:

  1. Open a new document in the Bloggr Editor.
  2. Click the sign in the upper left corner. Choose Upload document.
  3. Choose the file you’d like to edit.

Next, you’ll see your text appear inside the Bloggr Editor. Although you won’t see any text formatting like bold or italics, the original formatting has been saved.

When you’re done editing your work, click the arrow pointing down in the upper left corner. Choose Download document to transfer your edited text back to the source document, preserving the original formatting.

Formatting in Bloggr for Microsoft Office

If you’re on a Windows computer, you can use Bloggr for Microsoft Office to edit directly in your Microsoft Word document. Download the latest version of Bloggr for Microsoft Office here. Next time you open up a Word document, you’ll see a new Bloggr tab that allows you to turn Bloggr on and off, adjust settings, and more.

Here’s a tip: Write a lot of emails? Bloggr for Microsoft Office works in Outlook, too!

Alerts will appear along the right side of your document. Click an alert to apply a correction to your text, or click the small X to dismiss the suggestion.

Note: Track changes and the Undo function are disabled while using Bloggr for MS Office.

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