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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 2:19 am

is there a way to copy text from web pages unformatted to be used in other applications on the computer?
I tried several addons that claim allowing to do so, but that don't work.

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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 4:26 am

You don't say which extensions you have tried. Was one of them https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... n-text-we/

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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 4:35 am

Also, how are you trying to copy text?

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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 4:39 am

Several of the apps/programs I copy INTO support pasting unformatted text via ctrl-sift-v.
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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 5:11 am

makaiguy wrote:Several of the apps/programs I copy INTO support pasting unformatted text via ctrl-sift-v.


great!
that helped me with my most used applications!

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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 5:17 am

DanRaisch wrote:You don't say which extensions you have tried. Was one of them https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... n-text-we/


had/have that one installed. either it doesn't work, or I'm not able to use it.
I tried to copy via F8, but when pasting, the text is still formatted

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Post Posted August 22nd, 2018, 5:23 am

fipau wrote:
DanRaisch wrote:You don't say which extensions you have tried. Was one of them https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... n-text-we/


had that one installed. tried as welll text linky tool.
either it doesn't work, or I'm not able to use it.
I tried to copy via F8, but when pasting, the text is still formatted

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Post Posted August 24th, 2018, 10:50 am

You can always copy the web page text and paste it into Notepad. That will leave it format-free. Then you can copy it out of Notepad to another application (and reformat it yourself...) That's what I do when other means do not work.

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