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Is there any way to copy the tooltip text in Firefox?

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No. Of course, you can ctrl-u and search for the tooltip in the html source or you can make a screen shot, but I guess that's not what you're after.

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Good idea ! – joe Aug 14 '09 at 14:54
    
sorry Manni . I found tool for that KaKeeware ToolTip Thief – joe Aug 14 '09 at 15:02
    
+1 to this answer - No Tooltip Timeout 1.0 add-on will show tooltip for long time ;) – joe Aug 14 '09 at 15:06

I've seen this trick working with tooltips on some websites - select tooltip & its surrounding words, copy selected text while the tooltip text is visible & then paste at the desired location. You'll need to remove the extra words you copied initially. enter image description here

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