[BioC] Copying text from www.bioconductor.org web pages?

Saroj Mohapatra smohapat at vbi.vt.edu
Tue Jun 27 20:54:08 CEST 2006

> Or is this some sort of problem with IE?

I used FireFox under Linux to copy the text (Edit->copy) and pasted 
(Edit-> paste) to a text-editor.


Earl F. Glynn wrote:
> What's the trick to copying selected text from the www.bioconductor.org web
> page?
> For example, if I want to copy the block "Citing Bioconductor" info from
> http://www.bioconductor.org/docs/faq/index.html#Citing%20Bioconductor
> there doesn't seem to be a way to copy it, or even just the URL to  go to
> that page.
> If I want to install Bioconductor packages using the R statements on this
> page
> http://www.bioconductor.org/download/
> there doesn't seem to be a way to copy the statements and paste them into R.
> The "source" and "biocLite()" statements might as well be a graphic, since I
> must manually enter them into R.  The last two times I've installed
> BioConductor on a new PC I went to that page and then had to manually type
> the statements since I could not copy them.
> How can I copy text from www.bioconductor.org without using Select All and
> pasting somewhere else before selecting the text I want?
> Or is this some sort of problem with IE?
> efg
> Earl F. Glynn
> Bioinformatics
> Stowers Institute
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