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Copy/ Paste Text from e-mail in view / reading mode

asked 2014-04-22 22:16:09 +0200

Whippler gravatar image

updated 2016-10-27 06:19:54 +0200

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Please include the feature to Copy/ Paste Text from e-mail app in view / reading mode. This is much needed feature and current workaround for having to hit forward / reply is cumbersome.

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Copy-paste is a missing feature in many apps:

Mohjive ( 2014-04-23 08:41:52 +0200 )edit

why is it not working yet? is such an importand function

Foxping ( 2015-08-14 08:49:28 +0200 )edit

Please convert your answer to a comment.

luen ( 2015-08-14 17:42:42 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-04-22 22:36:46 +0200

Neo gravatar image

Not possible directly from email. But if you need it, you can do the following:

  1. Select Forward (or Reply) from Pulley menu.

  2. Go to the "Original message" part and long press on the text to copy (the highlighted text can be expanded or narrowed).

  3. Copy to clipboard.

  4. Paste from clipboard.

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At least we have a way to do it, but I would prefer if it was possible in the reading view.

Whippler ( 2014-04-23 07:17:55 +0200 )edit

me to. also some apps does not support copy & Paste.

Like german "ebay kleinanzeigen"... what a pity

Foxping ( 2015-09-09 12:21:28 +0200 )edit

answered 2018-09-19 10:00:56 +0200

louisbob gravatar image

4 years after, and still no way of copy/paste from the email app!

Would it be possible to add this must-have feature to the next release?


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Indeed this would be great. Maybe it is one of the everyday features I am missing the most.

AkiBerlin ( 2018-09-19 13:12:02 +0200 )edit

yes! very much needed feature!

Vendace ( 2018-11-08 21:36:20 +0200 )edit
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