Update from 2018: for Word 2016 instructions, click here.
The following video shows how to assign pasting as plain text (without formatting) to Cmd+V keyboard shortcut/hotkey in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac OS X.
Note that it is not the same as “Paste and match formatting”, which first pastes rich text and then formats it.
(One of the visitors asked me how to get rid of new lines when pasting from Preview.app, so the video starts from demonstration of the problem).
In the video I show how to:
- Unbind Cmd+V from standard “Paste”.
- Record a macro for Cmd+V.
- Fix the source code of the new macro (by replacing