Copy On Select 2

Copy On Select 2

A productivity tool which copies selected text to the clipboard automatically.

What is Copy On Select 2?

Copy On Select 2 is a productivity tool for Firefox that automatically copies selected text to the clipboard. It allows users to easily copy text by simply selecting it on web pages.

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By: farblos
Users: 88 ▲ 1
Rating: 4.50 (4)
Version: 2.5 (Last updated: 2023-07-30)
Creation date: 2022-04-17
Weekly download count: 5
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 18.74K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Are you used to being able to highlight text and have it instantly copied to the clipboard? Why not have this functionality in your browser as well?

This is a fork of by late spyrosoft. See the version history on GitHub for information on what has changed since the fork.

Here are some cases which are difficult or outright impossible to handle for this add-on:

  • Technically impossible: Firefox user interface elements outside of the main web page (URL bar, dialogues, etc.) Special Firefox pages (about:*, view-source:*), XML documents Disabled input elements of a web page
  • Probably possible, probably not: JavaScript-heavy web pages, in particular if they do funny things with the selection (
Please consider opening an issue on the support site if you experience a web page where this add-on does not copy-on-select.
User reviews
OMG I just found this newer version of the original Copy on Select extension, and this one fixes the annoying issue with google sheets. Thank you very much!
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Risk impact

Copy On Select 2 is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Copy On Select 2 if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Copy On Select 2 is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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