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Copying and pasting a table from Excel 2007 to a New Memo in Lotus Notes results in an image

Technote (troubleshooting)


When a user copies a table or cells from Excel, into a New Memo in Lotus Notes, a picture is pasted, and not an editable table or text.


After pasting table into Notes, a picture or image is pasted.


This problem does not occur when copying from Excel or Office 2003, and only occurs with Excel Office 2007 (or later Office releases).


Lotus Notes 7.x, 8.x

Windows XP, Vista, 7

Office 2007

Resolving the problem

This problem has been reported to Quality Engineering in SPR TMDS8DRW3K and is fixed in IBM Notes 9.0.

Additional Information:
Based on recent testing under Notes versions 8.5.3 and 8.5.3FP1, the same issue was seen when using Excel 2003 (from Microsoft Office 2003).

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1461811

Modified date: 28 January 2016

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