Clipboard Issue in Word

I am trying a snippet to past the content of the clipboard as a Footnote in Word. Pasting the content like this with my snippet works:

However, when I add the keyboard shortcuts for Word to Insert a footnote, I get:

(The second footnote above, the first is what would have been expected.) I tried a delay, but it did not have effect.

Hmmm, it is a timing thing, with a 1-second delay it works. Word has a distinct pause after Reference / Insert Footnote, so guess I will just have to find the optimal timing. Here´s proof of success:

Considered deleting the topic, but thought to keep it in case it helps someone down the line.

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Thanks for sharing this Paul. Your observation is right, adding a small delay almost always fixes these issues.

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