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Very often I find myself wishing that I could copy text from a tweet I am reading (in the Twitter app) and paste it in, for example, TweetDeck so I can retweet/reply. How do I go about doing this? Prolonged touch does not work in this case, as it does in the E-mail apps.

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Outside of email and the browser, you can only copy text from editable text fields, so you can't directly copy text from other people's tweets in the Twitter app.

Workaround:

Install Copy to Clipboard from the Market. This integrates with the 'Share' menu. By sharing a tweet to this app it will copy the text to you clipboard.

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You can use Hacker's Keyboard and use Ctrl+C to copy, and Ctrl+V to paste.

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