Set default paste in MS Word 2016 for Mac?

With MS Word for Windows, I can go to Options and set the default paste to "Keep Source Formatting" or "Match Destination Styles." How come I can't set the default paste in MS Word for Mac under Preferences (or anywhere else)?

Michael, thank you for your reply. I knew about both of those options, but they are way too inefficient for such a commonly used paste. I will submit feedback on Word for Mac Uservoice as you suggest. In the meantime, I have found a workaround by going into Mac Preferences, Keyboard, Shortcuts, and adding the following App Shortcut to Microsoft Word: "Paste and Match Formatting" mapped to COMMAND-V.

Hopefully this temporary solution can help other users out. 


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Last updated September 28, 2020 Views 10,437 Applies to: