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Stop Sites From Changing my Clipboard

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 I access several sites that seem to add their own informational text on everything I try to copy to the clipboard. How can I disable it for particular sites or all sites?


If I try and copy any text from an article from the site above I get the following text attached: "First appeared:"

Thank you

Things I tried: dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled = false Addon - "Disable clipboard manipulations" 1.0.1 by Wladimir Palant

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That is done via JavaScript:

$(document).addtocopy({htmlcopytxt: '<br>'+Locale[language]['more']+': <a href="'+window.location.href+'">'+window.location.href+'</a>', 'minlen': 10});
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Is there a way to disable it?

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Copy As Plain Text {web link} Removes formatting from copied text.

Link Toggler {web link} Want to copy a part of text but this text is a link? We'll help you! This addon toggles links on a web page. Simple run "Ctrl+Shift+L" (or Alt or Cmd instead of Ctrl, depends on your system settings) to toggle links on a page.

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I am not trying to remove formatting. The text being copied is normal text, however, the site append to the end its own text message.

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Please try the plain text add-on above.

Can you post examples of what you wanted, and what gets copied?

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Just go to that website and select some text and copy that to the clipboard.

In its quest for world domination, which the White House has been pursuing for more than a century, it relied on two primary tools: the US dollar and military might. In order to prevent Washington from establishing complete global hegemony, certain...
First appeared:

The only way I found to avoid this is to enable caret browsing (F7) and click at the start of the text and use the cursor keys and Shift to select the text and copy via Ctrl+C. You get the extra text if you use the mouse to make the selection (you can't adjust/extend the selection in that case).

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Thank you. I never knew anything about caret browsing. It is not ideal, but it is better than nothing.