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why in the inspector can not copy a text element?

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I needed to know the xPath of the text element on the page (win10 x64, Firefox 56.0b9(64bit)). If you select a text element in the Page Inspector, then all copy options will be inactive.

Why is that? Why can't get the link "../ text ()"? So does Chrome. Why can not I copy a text element?

I wanted to copy xPath in Firefox(55) to Ubuntu, but there was not even an option to "copy xpath". Offensively.

Sorry for my bad english)) Thanks for the help))

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Not_included said

I needed to know the xPath of the text element on the page (win10 x64, Firefox 56.0b9(64bit)). If you select a text element in the Page Inspector, then all copy options will be inactive. Why is that? Why can't get the link "../ text ()"? So does Chrome. Why can not I copy a text element? I wanted to copy xPath in Firefox(55) to Ubuntu, but there was not even an option to "copy xpath". Offensively. Sorry for my bad english)) Thanks for the help))
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It doesn't make sense to get the path of some text. You can only get the path of a specific tag and that should be the containing tag (i.e. the tag that contains this text: P element in first screenshot).