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Unable to paste screenshot into Google Translate

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When I try to screenshot (Windows+Shift+S) and paste the screenshot into Google Translate, I get the error message:

Unable to paste from clipboard right now. Try copying the image again.

This functionality works in every other browser I've tried (Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera GX), so it's not a Google problem, I don't think.

When I try to screenshot (Windows+Shift+S) and paste the screenshot into Google Translate, I get the error message: ''Unable to paste from clipboard right now. Try copying the image again.'' This functionality works in every other browser I've tried (Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera GX), so it's not a Google problem, I don't think.
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Giving websites direct access to your clipboard is dangerous.

Current support is experimental, you can enable it by changing dom.events.asyncClipboard.clipboardItem to true in about:config and use the "Paste" context menu to confirm the action.

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Giving websites direct access to your clipboard is dangerous.

Current support is experimental, you can enable it by changing dom.events.asyncClipboard.clipboardItem to true in about:config and use the "Paste" context menu to confirm the action.

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Perfect, that solved it. Interestingly, the "Paste" context item appears on a completely different screen than my browser... but it works. Thank you.

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