Course Outline

FAQ

Why does the formatting of the PDF document look incorrect?

When text is copied from a Word document, formatting is also included. The format of the source text may conflict with the default format of Course Outline and result in unexpected formatting in the PDF document.

When using Internet Explorer, Course Outline will automatically attempt to remove formatting from pasted text.
When using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the browser will display the following window into which you can paste coped text and have the formatting cleaned before it is inserted into Course Outline.

Paste Plain Text

If you notice formatting issues in the PDF, it is recommended that you paste as “plain text” using the following process:

  1. Open the Notepad application. (Start > All Programs > Accessories).
  2. Paste the copied text into Notepad.
  3. Copy the text from Notepad.
  4. Paste the text into Course Outline.

Formatting can be applied using the formatting functions available in the Course Outline text editor.