Copy As Plain Text

Copy As Plain Text

Easily copy the selected text without formatting to the clipboard via right-click menu.

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What is Copy As Plain Text?

Copy As Plain Text is a Firefox extension that removes formatting from the selected text and copies it to the clipboard. Easily copy plain text with a simple right-click context menu action. No more unwanted formatting when pasting text.

Stats date:
By: ilGur
Users: 759 ▲ 8
Rating: 2.92 (13)
Version: 0.1.1 (Last updated: 2020-07-06)
Creation date: 2017-12-31
Weekly download count: 15
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 13.88K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Copy As Plain Text is a lite 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.

To report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon's homepage.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Unobtrusive right-click functionality
  • Works as advertised
  • Copies plain text, eliminating extra hassle
  • Works fine in Firefox 90.0.2
  • Difficult for some users to understand
  • Doesn't always work - sometimes doesn't copy anything
  • All spacings before and after words are still present when text is pasted
Most mentioned
  • Right-click functionality
  • Compatibility with various Firefox versions
  • Permission to input data to clipboard
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Risk impact

Copy As Plain Text is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Copy As Plain Text has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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