Quickly Save Highlighted Text to the Desktop in Ubuntu

[Linux] Whether you are in the browser, or typing a document in LibreOffice, you can easily save highlighted text to the desktop with a simple drag and drop.

1. All you need to do is to highlight the text, it can be a word, sentence or even paragraph(s).

2. Drag the highlighted text and drop it to the desktop. You will immediately see a new txt file (with the name “dropped_text.txt”) on the desktop. Open this text file and you will find your text within.

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Note: I have tested this on Ubuntu and it works fine on various desktop manager. I am not sure if this works for other distro as well.

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