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I would like to copy the article in this webpage http://propercloth.com/how-to-wash-a-dress-shirt. However it is not copyable in both firefox and chrome under my Ubuntu 12.04. I wonder how this website manages to do that, and how I can copy the content? Thanks!

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Why do you want to "copy the article"? –  w3d Aug 31 '12 at 0:02
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The site is using a Javascript to prevent users from selecting text on their site. If you are curious you can view the script here.

The easiest way around it is to just temporarily disable Javascript (Firefox, Chrome).

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