A Universal Script to Re-Enable the Selection and Copying

Enables select, right-click, copy and drag on pages that disable them. Enhanced Feature: Alt Key HyperLink Text Selection

Author
CY Fung
Daily installs
12
Total installs
6,154
Ratings
37 2 0
Version
1.8.1.8
Created
2021-06-06
Updated
2023-01-04
License
N/A
Applies to
All sites

Remove web limits; Allow Copy

Description:

This is a most powerful script to let you copy and select without affecting the normal features of each site.

Some China sites are deliberately designed to block the copying feature, like Badiu Wenku. This script is not that powerful to deblock such anti-feature. You might consider to try this script to get the site content.

Google Map Photos are using div background image css and canvas painting. Both of them are not supported in this userscript. You can try other userscript to download the images, such as Image Downloader

  1. disables the .preventDefault() function for 'copy', 'contextmenu', 'select', 'selectstart', 'dragstart', 'beforecopy' events
  2. disables the return false in HTML attributes 'oncopy', 'oncontextmenu', 'onselect', 'onselectstart', 'ondragstart', 'onbeforecopy'
  3. disables the returnValue in javascript coding for 'copy', 'contextmenu', 'select', 'selectstart', 'dragstart', 'beforecopy' events
  4. re-enable "pointer-events" for images
  5. de-block alert() for mouse right click
  6. css hack to re-enable the selection coloring if transparent coloring is applied
  7. disables the .preventDefault() function and "returnValue=false" for 'Ctrl-C' in 'mousedown' & 'mouseup' events if there is text selection
  8. allowing the clipboard data replacement in 'copy' events
    • if a non-empty string with text/plain is set.
    • original selection text will be shown in console.log(...) if it is also a non-empty string


Extra Feature: (額外功能:)

  1. Enhanced build-in Alt Text Selection [inactive by default, recommended] - You can now copy the link / button text using Alt-click; the cursor will change from "pointer" to "text", and the selection shall be in pink color.
    (增強內置Alt文字選取 - 針對超連結及按鈕文字,按Alt+Click後,鼠標會由"pointer"變成了"text",並且選取區變成粉紅色。)
  2. Hover on Image [inactive by default] - Image Copying: deblock the hover element above the image element, clickable background image
  3. Repetitive AuxClick Prevention [inactive by default, recommended] - Omit the repeated aux click event


Similar features to the following:



Sample URLs for your testing:



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Testing:




Remarks:

  • It is the intention that keyup, keydown, and blur events are kept at its own performance and functionality
  • You shall use "Right-Click-Copy" to copy the text for the following situtations:
    1. "return false" is set in onkeydown &/or onkeyup (Ctrl-C)
    2. Copy Text is replaced by the text you don't want when you press Ctrl-C (copy event)
  • You shall use "Alt-Click" to select the text for the following situtations:
    1. mousedown is disabled
    2. mouseup/click is linked with the change of location.href
  • Not working for <input Value="test" onSelect="blur();">