Want to copy text without the formatting? Try out Copy Plain Text 2 for Firefox. This makes copying text and saving it elsewhere really easy. It is a perfect tool for anybody writing a paper, doing research on a topic or many other things.
Here is a little more about the add-on from the developers:
With this addon you can copy selected text without any formatting such as italic, bold, font size, etc. Just select text, right click and from context menu choose “Copy as plain text”. Addon is customizable, so from options dialog you can choose some copy options. In the Copy Plain Text 2 feature “Make as default COPY action” not require application restart. Specially designed for AutoCopy2. Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+C copies text without formatting.
You can try Copy Plain Text 2 out for yourself to see how useful this add-on for Firefox really is. Copy Plain Text 2 can be downloaded from the Firefox Add-ons website.