How to Paste as a plain text?

New Here ,
Nov 06, 2020 Nov 06, 2020

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Hi, how can I paste in Illustrator text without the formatting?

I need to fast paste as a plain text with some shortcut or similar trick.

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Most Valuable Participant , Nov 06, 2020 Nov 06, 2020
No, it doesn't work in Illustrator.Although the title is incorrect, it is the same topic: illustrator.uservoice - topic: Paste with Formatting (Cmd+Shift+V) 

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Most Valuable Participant , Nov 06, 2020 Nov 06, 2020
Marco,   Maybe (too) far from what is bearable, but how about pasting into a plain text editor, then copy from that?  

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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Try the generic shortcut for pasting text without formatting

Cmd+Shift+V //MAC

Ctrl+Shift+V //Win

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it doesn't work on Illustrator 😞

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No, it doesn't work in Illustrator.
Although the title is incorrect, it is the same topic:

illustrator.uservoice - topic: Paste with Formatting (Cmd+Shift+V) 

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This seems to be a very old reported feature, don't know how soon this might be taken up for implementation

-Manan

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What formatting? All text in Illustrator is formatted.

Set up a paragraph style, or change the default font set up (you'll need to edit the default profile you use in New Document Profiles)

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Marco,

 

Maybe (too) far from what is bearable, but how about pasting into a plain text editor, then copy from that?

 

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