screenshotCopy As Plain Text  |  Download Easily copy the selected text without formatting to the clipboard via right-click menu.

Some of the important features of the Copy As Plain Text addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Copy As Plain Text.

In short, Copy As Plain Text lets you copy the selected text without any formatting to the clipboard via context menu item in right click. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Copy As Plain Text

  • Easily copy any text without any formatting via right-click.

  • Works for all websites and has no options or settings to adjust.

  • Very lite addon with no CPU or memory usage.

  • Available for all browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Opera) and platforms (Windows, Linux and Mac).

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Copy As Plain Text?

    Copy As Plain Text is a lite multi-browser addon that let you easily copy any text without formatting to the clipboard via right-click context-menu item. Simply browse to a website and select a desired text, then right-click and select - Copy as plain text - from the context-menu. The selected text will be copied to the clipboard without any formatting. Please note that, in order to paste to the clipboard you can use (Ctrl + V) or right-click and select - paste - in the context menu.

  • 2. How can I work with Copy As Plain Text addon?

    In order to work with this addon, as mentioned above, simply select any text from a webpage and then right-click and select - Copy as plain text - in the context-menu item. The text will be copied to the clipboard.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Copy As Plain Text?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. Is there any options or settings for this addon?

    No, this addon has no options or setting to adjust. Just add it to your browser and start using it right away.

  • 5. Does this addon store the clipboard to the memory?

    No, this addon does not store any text to the memory. Whatever you copy will be erased once you select another text or restart the browser.

  • 6. How can I remove the context-menu item from right-click?

    In order to remove the context-menu item, you need to disable the addon. Please head to the extensions page in your browser, find the addon and then click on the disable button.

  • 7. Can I copy images to the clipboard with this addon?

    No, you cannot copy images to the clipboard at the moment. This is because currently the clipboard API only works for text format.

  • 8. Can I use the toolbar button to copy text

    No, currently you can only use the right-click context-menu item to copy any text. In fact, this addon does not have any toolbar button. All you need is available within the context-menu item.

  • 9. Where can I find the privacy policy for Copy As Plain Text?

    Please read the privacy policy for this extension here.


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