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Ctrl-Shift-V in Microsoft Word

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just copy and paste text from a website into your document and have it look good? Imagine not having to manually remove the source formatting like font size, type, or background color.

You might be familiar with this shortcut Ctrl + Shift + V (Cmd + Shift + V on Mac) — it’s also called “keep text only” or “paste plain text”—because of its popularity in other applications like Microsoft Teams, Word for the web, Google, and Gmail. No matter what you call it, the Paste Text Only shortcut is now available in Word for Windows and Word Mac.

It only took 40 years.

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Microsoft integrates ChatGPT into its Bing & Edge products

Microsoft has announced an upgraded version of its Bing search engine and Edge browser that integrates the ChatGPT chatbot.

Microsoft calls it the „new Bing,“ and it will have chat functionality where people can ask questions and receive answers in natural language. It uses an updated version of GPT 3.5 called the „Prometheus Model,“ which offers more up-to-date information with annotated answers. Examples demonstrated at Microsoft’s event included searches for recipes, travel tips, furniture shopping, and more.

Microsoft says the new Bing will be live today „for limited desktop preview,“ with users able to try a limited number of queries and sign up for full access in the future.

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Windows 12

Krass. Der Künstler unter dem Synonym Avdan zeigt in dem rund dreiminütigen Clip eine sehr futuristische Benutzeroberfläche wie er sich Windows 12 vorstellt. Darin setzt er noch einen darauf und setzt die zaghaften Schritte der Redmonder in Sachen Taskleisten-Gestaltung und Widgets konsequent fort. Informationsfelder und Symbole wirken lebhafter und Widgets interagieren mit dem Desktop. Ein Träumchen.

Ob sich einer von den Designer bei Microsoft das Video anschaut und Inspiration schöpfen wird, bleibt abzuwarten. In der Community kommt der Clip jedenfalls sehr gut an.