User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050317 Firefox/1.0.2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050317 Firefox/1.0.2 I went back to IE and find that I can block, copy and paste text from there. Why won't it work with Firefox? Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Block text 2.Release lh button (in preparation of pressing rh button to COPY) 3.Text unblocks Actual Results: ?? Can't copy text. Expected Results: Blocked text should have remained blocked while I press rh button and select COPY.
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Copy and Paste - Bug in Firefox (Different versions, different OS) https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=220900 Workaround not working for copy & paste - bug (In reply to comment #142) *To run clipbrd.exe (Clipboard Viewer) does not solve the copy and paste problem, neither does opening in a new window. *Only workaround for me is to copy from one tab, paste in note/text/any-pad, swich to the new pad, copy from anypad and paste it. This only works if I swich windows before the second copy and paste, otherwise the clipboard is blank again *argh*. Awful if you work with tabs, wikis or anything. *Other workaround is to work with one instance of firefox and do all copy and paste operations from or 2 opera... *Drag and Drop sometimes works too... Situation: Copy and paste between different tabs or windows does not work at all (100%). This problem does not affect other applications, just firefox. It seems that the clipboard is deleted (for security reasons?!) when swiching from one tab/window to another, but not when working with external programs... System: WinXP_Pro_SP1, Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7 (happened in the earlier version I had installed 2), Extensions: DOM Inspector, Wikipedia, Greasemonkey, CopyPlainText (tried is as a solution for the copy and paste problem), RoboForm; Unsuccessful tries: 1.Reinstalling after cleaning all data from previous installs 2.New User Profile 3.Open Clipboard 4.CopyPlainText (tried is as a solution for the copy and paste problem) 5.Work only with Firefox Windows, not with tabs 6.Upgrade to Firefox 1.0.7 7.Playing around with security settings ---- Suggested workarounds thus far (comment #142): 1. Open the current page in a new window (I usually just open any page in a new window and check copy/paste there). 2. Start -> Run -> clipbrd.exe (Clipboard Viewer) 3.Copy from one tab, paste in note/text/any-pad, swich to the new pad, copy from anypad and paste it. This only works if I swich windows before the second copy and paste, otherwise the clipboard is blank again 4.Work with one instance of firefox and do all copy and paste operations from or 2 opera... 5.Drag and Drop sometimes works too...
Summary: Installed 1.0.2 and made Firefox default browser. Now cannot block and copy text. As soon as I release lh button, blocked text cancels. → Installed 1.0.2 and made Firefox default browser. Now cannot block and copy text. As soon as I release lh button, blocked text cancels.
bug 220900 is not related - in this bug, he doesn't get to the copy step because the text is not selected. WFM (note: reporter e-m address is bad)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
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