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SelectionSK / Functions

  • Copy selected text to the clipboard in various ways (standard copy, copy as plain text, copy as html). In addition, the selected text can be copied to clipboard automatically.
  • Send selected text to pre-configured bookmarks. There are default search\translate\dictionary bookmarks (StartPage, Google, DuckDuckGo, Bing, Wolfram|Alpha, Wikipedia, Google Maps, Google Images), in addition you can create your own. A lot of pre-configured bookmarks are available on the support site. It is extremely power tool and you can fully adopt it to your own needs - use it for everything from image search to currency convertor.
  • Alternatively, send selected text to installed search engines (Firefox 63 or newer only). Enable this option in the preferences.
  • Right mouse button click opens bookmark with quoted selected text aka 'phrase search'
  • Middle mouse button click opens bookmark and highlight all occurrences of selected text.
  • Translate selected text using Google Translate, Wordnik Thesaurus, Urban Dictionary, Yandex Dictionary or Microsoft Translator. Translation can be copied to the clipboard. Text-to-speech is available for both, original text and translation. In addition, translation window has a link onto page where full definition of translated text (for instance, pronunciation or usage examples) can be obtained.
  • Open the text as a URL. Text will be validating for the URL in a smart way – in addition to well-formed URLs, the extension will check broken URLs (for instance, without http prefix) and href attribute. Obfuscated URLs and email addresses like "hxxp://website(dot)name(dot)com" or "mail(at)provider(dot)com" will be detected and de-obfuscated.
  • Open or copy to clipboard multiple URLs at the same time instead of having to do them all individually.
  • Highlight all occurrences of the selected text. More than one word or phrase can be highlighted with different color. Move forward\backward in between highlighted phrases using 'W' and 'S'. Remove highlighting by pressing 'Esc'.
  • Select currency with its symbol or abbreviation and convert it into desired currency.
  • Allow to select text on websites (like FanFiction) that disable this functionality.
  • Panel mode: a small panel with icons only will appear instead of a popup menu.
  • Unobtrusive mode: small, unobtrusive button will appear instead of popup menu. Popup menu will be activated if user clicks on the button or if user holds mouse cursor on the button for a second.
  • Context menu: send selected text to pre-configured bookmarks using traditional context menu.
  • Send the selection to the mail recipient. A new email window will be opened using mailto: protocol, selected text will be added as email body. In addition, selection will be copied to the clipboard, which allows to insert it to the email from the clipboard (useful if selection has images or rich html).
  • Toolbar icon provides a shortcuts to enable\disable extension on certain site (left mouse click) or to preferences and page translation (right mouse click). Whole page can be also translated by pressing Ctrl+Shift+0.
  • Translate on demand, type 't <your word or phrase>' in the address bar.
  • Search on demand, add keyword to the bookmark and type '<keyword> <your word or phrase>' in the address bar (Firefox only).