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Copying text from Firefox Browser

Goes wacky when I paste

     
5:39 am on Jul 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

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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 July 3, 2005 (gmt 0)

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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 July 3, 2005 (gmt 0)

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You want to grab
[addons.mozilla.org...]
copy plain text extension, that solves the problems.

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