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Cut, copy, paste option not enabled in a website. I want to enable those options.How?

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I am unable to use cut, copy, paste options in one of the websites. I want to enable those options. How to do so??

Chosen solution

You can use the keyboard if the buttons on the web page aren't working.

  • Copy: Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert
  • Paste: Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert
  • Cut: Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete

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Every time Firefox opened

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I try to paste in one website called coursera

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Midas/Security_preferences
I tried the user.js file, but it did not work

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Chosen Solution

You can use the keyboard if the buttons on the web page aren't working.

  • Copy: Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert
  • Paste: Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert
  • Cut: Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete

See also:

wmp23moz 0 solutions 2 answers

I ran into the same problem. I had to disable all mouse gestures and then the highlight, copy and paste worked fine.