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Edit Copy As

Copy As
opens a submenu to copy a selection and convert it to the specified format.
  • Selections can be copied in the following formats:
Plain Textplain text, in a form which prefers to mimic the visual appearance of the selection when that contradicts how the selection evaluates
Input Textplain text, in a form which evaluates identically to the selection
Cell ExpressionMathematica Cell expression
Notebook ExpressionMathematica Notebook expression
PDFPDF (Macintosh only)
QuickTimeQuickTime (Macintosh only)
BitmapBitmap (Windows only)
MetafileMetafile (Windows only)
EPSEncapsulated PostScript (X only)