Many applications copy data to the clipboard in a variety of different formats. The Paste Special command allows inserting of data into the current document in any of the available formats. This command can be accessed from the 'Edit > Paste Special...' menu option. For more information on how pasting works in general, see the Using the Clipboard topic.
Clicking the Paste Special command displays the Paste Special dialog show above. A list of all available data formats is displayed in the center of the dialog. Click a format name and press the Paste button to paste data in the selected format. Data can also be pasted by double-clicking a format name. Click the Cancel button to dismiss the dialog without inserting any data.