I just want to be able to copy all or part of a Gmail message to the Clipboard.

Can I do that?

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    Isn't Ctrl+C what you are looking for?
    – Hydra
    Commented May 19, 2013 at 1:11
  • The answer is yes, but I assume you're asking the question because you're having a problem doing this. What have you tried that is not working? Commented May 19, 2013 at 13:48
  • What are you trying to copy? A part of the message? The whole thing? The headers? The full original message, with headers?
    – ale
    Commented Jun 19, 2013 at 13:09

1 Answer 1


Ctrl+A - Select All

Ctrl+C - Copy To Clipboard

If you just want to copy part of what's on screen:

  1. Mouse click at the beginning of the paragraph.
  2. Click Shift key and hold.
  3. Move your mouse to the last paragraph to copy.
  4. Mouse click again. Your text will be highlighted. You can let go of Shift now.
  5. Ctrl+C will copy the highlighted text to the clipboard buffer.

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