Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can't cut and paste text from IE9 webpages

20 Dec 2012   #1
bigfire45

Windows7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Can't cut and paste text from IE9 webpages

I use IE9 for the "Globe & mail" website (because I can get past their article limit with it), but I can't cut and paste with my mouse in the usual way. When I click the right mouse button, instead of the usual "copy/cut/paste/delete options, I get this: (see attachment)

Can't cut and paste text from IE9 webpages-cut-past.png

This only happens on my PC with IE9 at the Globe and Mail website only (if I goto any other web site, IE9 cuts and pasts as usual) . On my laptop or using another browser, on the same website, I can cut and paste with no problems.

Is this something related to the G&M website or IE9. With the minimal controls on IE9, I'm finding it very hard to add the tool bars for IE9 help (how do you change the viewing of tool bars on IE9)?

Please advise.

Thanks






My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Dec 2012   #2
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Can you try Firefox browser and see if you can copy and paste on that website.? Have you tried the shortcut key cntrl C. To copy Then cntrl v? To paste? Instead of cutting?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Dec 2012   #3
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

You must select what you want by dragging the cursor over it then right click it and select 'Copy'
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Dec 2012   #4
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
You must select what you want by dragging the cursor over it then right click it and select 'Copy'
or using the short cut keys either way works
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2012   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You are getting the context menu you would get if you right click with no text selected. You are getting that menu when you right click on highlighted text? A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can't cut and paste text from IE9 webpages




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to disable paste and paste shortcut in desktop CM
Hello, I would like to remove paste shrotcut option from the desktop context menu, and if it is possible paste option too. I mean, I would like not to have those options if I am not in process of copying something. I am using W7 Home Premium 32 bit, and when I right click on desktop I have these...
General Discussion
A Quick way to paste predetermined text/numbers?
Basically I am looking for any way that will enable me to paste a predetermined string of text or numbers e.g. if i pressed F1 then that will automatically paste "hello" and F2 would paste "My Name is" etc Does anybody know of a way how this could be done? It does even have to be a hotkey, it...
General Discussion
Is there a copy-paste plug-in that can handle text & images?
Hi WSF techs, Is there a copy-paste plug-in that is compatible with Windows 7 that can handle text and images? Once, on another machine, I had a simple little copy-paste plug-in that just appeared as a tiny palette on my desktop that would handle up to 10 or so copy and paste saves for text...
Software
Internet Explorer - Change Text Size Used for Webpages
How to Change Text Size Used for Webpages in Internet Explorer This will show you how to change the text size displayed on webpages in Internet Explorer to what you would like to make them easier to read. If you change the text size, the graphics, buttons, and text boxes will remain their...
Tutorials
Select, copy and paste text from windows
Hello everyone. Sorry if this has been already discussed but the search engine didn't show any match on the matter. At least I can't select text in a window to be copied and pasted elsewhere. If my memory serves me right, it was possible with XP. I know there are windows on which a right...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:43.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App