Copy-paste in Tana

There are many ways to copy and paste content in and out of Tana



Go here to read about all the ways you can copy in Tana.


Commands Paste as code / Paste code as ->

You can paste code from your clipboard via the "Paste as code" command, and it will be shown as a monospaced block. Select the language from the dropdown to get the correct syntax highlighting.

Pasting from Google Sheets

Copy-pasting cells from a Google Sheet will appear as a table in Tana.

Pasting Tana Paste

If you copy Tana Paste code and paste it in Tana, it will run a special process which will convert the Tana Paste code as Tana objects. Go here to read more about Tana Paste.

Related release notes

Related FAQs

  • What are all the ways I can copy data out of Tana?

    Basic copy-paste

    Copy-pasting content is the fastest way of getting data out of Tana.

    Select the content you want to copy, then hit Cmd/Ctrl+C. To paste, Cmd/Ctrl+V either in Tana (will create references) or elsewhere.

    More copy-paste options

    Via the command line (Cmd/Ctrl+K) there are various flavors of copy available to you.

    Copy full content to clipboard

    Copies the selected content in plain text format

    Copy as Tana Paste

    Copies the selected content in Tana Paste format

    Copy as plain markdown

    Copies the selected content in plain markdown format

    Other ways to get content out

    Export plain HTML

    Renders a HTML page of the selected content that you can copy the HTML of, or save as a HTML file.

    Export JSON

    To learn more about this, read here.

    Thanks to community member Michael Sklar for the FAQ idea!