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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.

  • 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 searched for tooltip by words and found nothing in the source. – user598527 Feb 7 '17 at 14:11
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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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When hovering over text open Firefox context menu by right clicking:

inspect element > (right click on highlighted text) copy > inner HTML
  • We always appreciate contributions from the community, but can you please elaborate on your answer and cite your source, rather than simply posting one line of "code?" – Run5k Feb 7 '17 at 16:20
  • @Run5k: There is no source, I discovered this method myself. – user598527 Feb 7 '17 at 16:26
  • Fair enough, and thanks for the clarification. – Run5k Feb 7 '17 at 16:28

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