Selecton — selection popup. Copy and search

Selecton — selection popup. Copy and search

Customizable popup with actions on text selection, just like in Opera browser

What is Selecton — selection popup. Copy and search?
Selecton — selection popup add-on for Firefox provides a customizable popup with various actions on text selection, such as copy, search, currency conversion, units conversion, and contextual buttons. It features smart selection snapping, customizable appearance, live translation, dictionary lookup, highlighter, and more.
Stats
By: emvaized
Users: 284 ▼ -2
Rating: 4.86 (42)
Version: 3.7.0 (Last updated: 2024-02-05)
Creation date: 2021-02-15
Weekly download count: 12
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://translate.googleapis.com/*
  • https://api.exchangerate.host/*
  • https://min-api.cryptocompare.com/data/*
  • https://*.wikipedia.org/w/*
  • storage
  • notifications
  • clipboardRead
Size: 192.77K
URLs: Website
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Summary
  • Copy or search any text in one click. Especially useful for laptops
  • Currency converter (supports 30+ currencies and 10+ crypto currencies)
  • Basic units converter (metric/imperial) and timezones conversion
  • Contextual buttons depending on selected text, such as 'Open link', 'Translate', 'Show on map', CSS color preview and more
  • Smart selection feature - automatic snapping by words, so you'll never lose that last letter again
  • Customizable appearance for tooltip and ability to set custom selection color
  • Selection handles, which allow to quickly edit text selection
  • Live translation of the selected text on hovering the "Translate" button
  • Dictionary button, which fetches definition from Wikipedia on hover and much more
  • Highlighter button, which allows to highlight specific text on page and quickly find it later
User reviews
Great extension! Suggestion: Add a submenu to customize order of the buttons
by Leo Donato, 2024-01-17
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Safety
Risk impact

Selecton — selection popup. Copy and search is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Selecton — selection popup. Copy and search is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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