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Copying text from Firefox Browser
Goes wacky when I paste

 5:39 am on Jul 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

If I select a block of text from a site I'm viewing in Firefox, when I paste that text into another application, it displays in some nutty font style - definitely not what I'm viewing in the browser. This leads to a lot of reformating, which is a pain. Any ideas on how to get around this?



 4:49 am on Jul 3, 2005 (gmt 0)

I think this has to do with the program that you are pasting the text into... I would paste it into a text editor like Notepad and then copy from Notepad and paste into your desired program... There are other options, but this seems like the simplest


 7:19 pm on Jul 3, 2005 (gmt 0)

You want to grab
copy plain text extension, that solves the problems.

[the [ url = .... ]...[ /url ] isn't working on that link? ]

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