Turning on Cut/Copy/Paste in the Firefox* browser

*Version 3.6 or higher

Steps:

Select and copy the following code:

  1. user_pref("capability.policy.policynames", "allowclipboard"); user_pref("capability.policy.allowclipboard.sites", "https://www.omniupdate.com https://omniupdate.com"); user_pref("capability.policy.allowclipboard.Clipboard.cutcopy", "allAccess"); user_pref("capability.policy.allowclipboard.Clipboard.paste", "allAccess");

Open Notepad

    1. On Windows XP:
      1. Click: Start > Run
      2. Type: notepad.exe
      3. When Notepad opens, click on: Format > Wordwrap
      4. Paste the code you copied above into Notepad
      5. save the Notepad file as, "user.js" and save it to your desktop.
      On Windows 7:
      1. Click Start button
      2. Type, "notepad" in the search field just above the start button
      3. Click on the "Notepad" icon when it appears in the results
      4. When Notepad opens, click on: Format > Wordwrap
      5. Paste the code you copied above into Notepad
      6. save the Notepad file as, "user.js" and save it to your desktop.

Open Firefox Drag & Drop the "user.js" file from your desktop into the above folder window.

    1. In the menu at the top of the Firefox window, select: Help > Troubleshooting Information...
    2. On the Troubleshooting Information page, click the "Open Containing Folder" button, which should open a folder with a path something (but not exactly) like:
      "C:\Users\jkirby\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\lm228ylt.default".
    3. Slide that folder up into the top right-hand corner of your monitor window so that you can see the "user.js" icon on your desktop.

Drag & Drop the "user.js" file from your desktop into the above folder window.

Close Firefox and then reopen it to finalize changes.

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Last Updated: 5/10/17