Photoshop: How could I paste a (rtf/pdf/word) text while keeping the formatting into Photoshop?

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When I try to copy a text keeping the formatting from web/acrobat/word (or whereveer) to Photoshop, it doesn't keep the formatting, the text is copied unformattedly.

I'm using SiteGrinder and I'm making a site in Photoshop. Editing text from other programs is important. Do anyone have any idea to solve the problem?

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Unfortunately, this is not possible. Photoshop doesn't handle text in a way similar to most other applications. You can neither copy in, nor paste out, the formatting of text.
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I bought Abode Photoshop hoping to inprove color photos that I put into a travel journal when I travel. If I understand you correctly, Photoshop is only for photos and videos and not for both photos and text together. I apparently bought the wrong software for my needs.
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Photoshop is quite useful for text, just not for copying and pasting formatted text from other applications with incompatible text engines.
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If you absolutely need to import text that you have set in another application you could place (File > Place) a pdf of that document as a Smart Object.
While this does not result in searchable text in the document the SO could be edited in Illustrator.