How do I make the "Paste Options" popup go away after pasting text?

I'm using Office 2007 on Windows 7 Professional.

This drives me crazy, and right now it's blocking other text I need to edit.  When I move text around, using the right-click cut and paste menu, after pasting the paste options popup shows, and it won't go away, even if I choose a paste option.  How do I make the stupid thing disappear after I'm done with it?

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Press the Esc key.
Doug Robbins - Word MVP
Hope this helps,
Doug Robbins - MVP Office Apps & Services (Word)
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Last updated July 9, 2020 Views 44,559 Applies to: