WikiCopy

WikiCopy 1.1.0 CRX for Chrome

A Free Productivity Extension

Published By sandhoefner.github.io

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WikiCopy (bmcjdndjcgnknhpepkahmdfdlkkfifbl): A lightweight tool for copying text from sites like Wikipedia without the bracketed notes.... Read More > or Download Now >

WikiCopy for Chrome

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  • • Updated: July 26, 2016

WikiCopy is a free Productivity Extension for Chrome. You could download the latest version crx file and install it.

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Whenever you copy text from Wikipedia and paste it somewhere else, you end up with something like this:

Multiple researchers[94][95][96][97][98] all reported instances of coyotes killing bobcats, whereas bobcats killing coyotes is more rare.[93]

These references are an important way to ensure credibility in Wikipedia articles, but maybe you just want to make a note to self, or to share a fun fact with a friend. If you're not worried about citing your sources, the references may be unnecessary clutter - especially in plain text, where they're bigger and can't act as hyperlinks. Maybe you'd rather have something like this:

Multiple researchers all reported instances of coyotes killing bobcats, whereas bobcats killing coyotes is more rare.

That's where this extension comes in. There are two ways to use it:
* Select text, right-click, and choose "Copy without notes".
* Select text and use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+X.

That's it! You can still perform regular copying as you usually would. WikiCopy can be used on any site, but it's fine-tuned for Wikipedia.

If the keyboard shortcut doesn't work for you, it may be because Ctrl+X is already taken by something else. There's an easy fix:
1) Navigate to chrome://extensions in your address bar.
2) Scroll down if necessary, and click "Keyboard Shortcuts" in the bottom-right.
3) Choose any key combination you like!

If you have a moment, please rate, review, or contact me directly through the support tab. I look forward to hearing from you!

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