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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

After pasting it into AR, select all of your text and hit the Tx button on the toolbar to get rid of the formating, then reformat the text within the AR editor.

Dec 03, 2018 04:15 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I type straight on Active Rain... no time for multiple steps. At the end of the day, it's not like I get measurable business from my blog here... so there's only so much time I will invest on writing my posts.

Dec 03, 2018 03:43 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

even if you copy and paste from word, you MUST format... the Tx button after you highlight the entire post... then make sure it's highlighted before you select your font size....

Dec 03, 2018 04:35 AM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 MS Word has a lot of formatting.  May I suggest MS Notepad instead, cut and paste it to AR, then add your own HTML.

Dec 03, 2018 06:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Ricardo Mello
Manhattan Miami Real Estate - Manhattan, NY
Manhattan & Miami Real Estate Agent

I always have problem with that as well...

Dec 03, 2018 05:11 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Bob Crane has your answer.

Dec 03, 2018 04:56 AM
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Maria Sapio
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Bob Crane has you covered.  

Dec 03, 2018 04:36 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Outside my pay grade but I will be back for some answers by the techies!

Dec 03, 2018 03:42 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Don't use Word to create your posts - use something else like Notes or whatever the sister program is to Notes (on a PC). There is html code hidden in Word and it creates havoc on AR!

Dec 03, 2018 06:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

You should never use word, pick another program as it adds all kinds on nonsense code. Strip the whole post & start again.

Dec 03, 2018 05:41 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I usually type directly to AR but was happy to learn about the Tx button.

Dec 03, 2018 05:33 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Regardless of "how" it is published, the "why"-"what"-"when" of the world of glitches remains a mystery and an often asked question.  "Who" knows

..the mystery continues as does the speculation...

Dec 03, 2018 05:30 AM
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Peter Mohylsky
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A

Practice makes perfect.  I hav continual problems as well.

Dec 03, 2018 04:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No idea.

Dec 03, 2018 03:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I had the same issue so glad you asked as i thought it was just me. Even happier to get some answers, now to find the format key?

Dec 03, 2018 06:08 AM
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Corinne Guest
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Home Buyer Advocate

I type it direct and it's still awful! This system is simply archaic.

Dec 03, 2018 06:01 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

I've tried changing that several times, with no luck.  Hope you find a solution

Dec 03, 2018 05:55 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

I follow the advice provided by Barbara Todaro

Dec 03, 2018 05:36 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Bob Crane has this one covered. 

Dec 03, 2018 08:11 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

I guess, that is covered Karen by now. 

Great evening to all.

Dec 03, 2018 01:23 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB REALTY - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

Time to time I have it too. 

Still do.

Most of the members do post in World or other programs and copy and paste when it is done.

Dec 03, 2018 12:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

You have many great answers here Karen.

Dec 03, 2018 08:45 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

If you type your post in an HTML editor and then paste the code into AR for best results.

Dec 03, 2018 08:05 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Yeah! I struggle too. And...I don't do enough blog posts to get it right without recreating the wheel each time.

Dec 03, 2018 08:05 PM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have seen this also I just hvae given up

Dec 03, 2018 06:22 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

What Bob Crane said about removing the formatting.

Dec 03, 2018 08:53 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

It's an ongoing issue, and I just don't bother with it....

Dec 03, 2018 08:29 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Like Bob Crane says use the Tx function when you first copy and paste your text from Word. After that you can resize, highlight, etc.

Dec 03, 2018 08:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

I have tried many things over the years to circumvent the AR editor - it's really bad. My latest is Google Docs  - not perfect either since I have to write it very plainly then add bold, italic, whatever else in Active Rain. And then sometimes it still looks wonky.

Dec 03, 2018 07:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Yes to this statement & question...Let's find out Doctor Karen

Dec 03, 2018 07:31 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Tivoli Custom Homes - Minot, ND
Bob Timm, Project Coordinator for Tivoli Homes

The only thing I can add to whats already been said is that I've found I may have to go back several times and highlight the text that is incorrect more than once and hit that Tx button again. Also be sure you highlight the space before and after the paragraph in question or when you repost it the improper font may have moved down a paragraph. I was dealing with this just yesterday myself and I use Word Pad which is not supposed to have this problem anyway.

Dec 03, 2018 07:26 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Yep, formatting is the most annoying flow of this platform.

Dec 08, 2018 11:10 AM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Try using Google docs, less issues.   I type directly into the AR editor.

Dec 07, 2018 07:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Bob Crane has it.

 

Dec 05, 2018 11:23 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Karen,

 You have great suggestions, I have nother to add. A

Dec 03, 2018 02:09 PM