What is the easiest way to copy the contents of a drop-down list from a website? - Quora


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Kapil Soni, Web Developer at Consagous Technologies (2018-present)
Answered June 7, 2017 · Author has 152 answers and 402.3K answer views
1. Open website, right click on drop-down list and click “Inspect element in Firebug“.
2. Right click on selected element in Firebug and “Copy XPath”
3. Open Console tab in Firebug and put following script:


var obj = $x('xpath here' + '/option');

for(var i=0;i<obj.length;i++){



4. Replace “xpath here” with copied xpath. (Don’t remove single quote)
5. Click ‘Run‘ to execute script.
6. you will get the data in result, select and copy it.

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