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Hello, Can you PLEASE help me? I tried to cut and paste the link of a Changing the preferences in Firefox newspaper article into another webpage. A popup box a

Hello, Can you PLEASE help me? I tried to cut and paste the link of a newspaper article into another webpage. A popup box appeared saying that "cut/paste option does not work in Firefox/Mozilla. For more information click here."

So, I did and was directed to a page that stated as follows:

To protect users' private information, unprivileged scripts cannot invoke the Cut, Copy, and Paste commands in the Mozilla rich text editor, so the corresponding buttons on the Mozilla Rich Text Editing demo page will not work. To enable these functions for purposes of the demo, you must modify your browser preferences.

Changing the preferences in Firefox Quit Firefox. If you have Quick Launch running (on Windows, this is an icon in the toolbar), quit that too. Find your Firefox profile directory. Open the user.js file from that directory in a text editor. If there's no user.js file, create one.

I have no idea how to create a user.js file, and have spent the last half hour trying to figure out how to do this...only to learn from another webpage, that apparently, that this is an advanced technique.

If this is an advanced function, could you not provide step by step directions on how to create a user.js file? I wound up opening a whole bunch of windows trying to teach myself how to create a "user.js" file to no avail. I don't think it's fair to direct the reader to open a "user.jf" file without any help or guidance.

All I want to do is cut and paste. Can you PLEASE help me with this? I have not had this trouble of trying to cut and paste anywhere else. Thank you

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