Note: In the most recent version of the Rich Text Editor, Word-specific tags are removed automatically when copied text is pasted into the editor.
Copy the text in your MS Word document to your computer's clipboard (CTRL-C for PC or COMMAND-C for MAC).
Place your cursor where you wish to paste the text. You must paste your text using the keyboard shortcuts (CTRL-V for PC or COMMAND-V for MAC).
The pasted content will now appear in the Rich Text Editor and you may edit it there to display the desired formatting.