Office - Enable Copy and Paste

Office - Enable Copy and Paste

Cut, copy, and paste from the right-click menu and ribbon in Office on the web.

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What is Office - Enable Copy and Paste?

Office - Enable Copy and Paste is a very popular Chrome extension by This extension has 10,000,000+ weekly active users, an average user rating of 3.07, and is most similar to ADP Copy & Paste and Copy and Paste more. The latest version,, was updated a year ago.

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Install link: Chrome Web Store
Users: 10,000,000+
Version: (Last updated: 2022-02-10)
Creation date: 2020-04-28
Manifest version: 2
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Featured: Yes
Size: 47.08K
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Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
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Installing this free extension enables you to cut, copy, and paste via right-click menus and the ribbon toolbar when using Office on the web. 

Due to limitations of web browsers, copying and pasting in Microsoft Office for the web through menus requires additional permissions which are provided through this extension.
Risk impact

Office - Enable Copy and Paste requires very minimum permissions and is relatively safe to use.

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Risk likelihood

Office - Enable Copy and Paste has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
Absolutely insane. It doesn't work. For a basic feature I have to download this and when did it doesn't work. It simply can't even do a thing. It is so frustrating. Hell with this. If Microsoft is not going to bring the copy-paste feature to its inbuild version of MS-Office then I vote for banning of all MS products. This is bizarre.
by Sweety N Sweety N, 2023-02-01

Please allow people to download Office. Installing addons for basic features is absolutely insane
by Adrian Dip Adrian Dip, 2023-01-27

Most useless thing to have to install. This shows that you basically removed a feature that was already there to make us have to install this bs to enable such a basic thing. This is why people avoid microsoft programs as much as possible.
by John Kelley John Kelley, 2022-12-26
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