March 8, 2012

How to copy Plain Text from Skype

Skype is popular even among the small children. Those who uses this may have felt the need to copy the message without all the additional information in a Skype call.

If you have ever copied a text from a Skype call or conversation you might have seen while pasting, Skype adds a time stamp and some quotation to whatever you have copied. This can be handy for showing someone else who said something and when. But, it becomes tedious when copying the text to be entered into a search box. 

You are in luck if this bothers you, Read the article to learn how you could disable this tedious things. This additional information is completely optional so you could disable at any time according to your needs. 

Step 1: Open the Tools menu from the Skype window. Select Options from the list. 

Step 2: View the IM & SMS option by clicking on the button in the left pane. 

Step 3: Select IM Settings from the list under IM & SMS. 

Step 4: Click on the Show advanced options button. 

Step 5: Under the heading Ctrl + V will, select the option Paste message as plain text. 

Finally from now the text that gets copied will be only the text that you select to copy. Here you can select the name & time stamp from within the chat window manually. The Techbay | All Rights Reserved.

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