Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

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Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby bushwhacker2k » Sun, 11 Mar 2018, 20:30

Hi, can someone tell me how I might use RMB on websites that disable RMB?

Thanks.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby Tomaso » Sun, 11 Mar 2018, 22:37

By blocking the script that prevents it.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby helloimustbegoing » Sun, 11 Mar 2018, 22:49

Can you give a link to a website that does this?

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby bushwhacker2k » Mon, 12 Mar 2018, 19:54

Tomaso wrote:By blocking the script that prevents it.


I see. Can you explain how that would be done?

helloimustbegoing wrote:Can you give a link to a website that does this?


http://www.u17.com/chapter/392962.html#image_id=2884564
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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby Tomaso » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 11:12

I couldn't figure out what to block on that page, but setting dom.event.contextmenu.enabled to false (in about:config) works just fine.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby BenFenner » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 13:54

bushwhacker2k wrote:
Tomaso wrote:By blocking the script that prevents it.


I see. Can you explain how that would be done?


My first instinct would be to install the NoScript browser plug-in and go from there.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby adesh » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 14:06

While blocking a certain script would allow the use of right click to open context menu, it may (and will) also break the functionality of the website.
Question: Why? What are you trying to achieve by enabling RMB?

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby bushwhacker2k » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 18:53

Tomaso wrote:I couldn't figure out what to block on that page, but setting dom.event.contextmenu.enabled to false (in about:config) works just fine.


I can't find about:config, where would that be?

BenFenner wrote:
bushwhacker2k wrote:
Tomaso wrote:By blocking the script that prevents it.


I see. Can you explain how that would be done?


My first instinct would be to install the NoScript browser plug-in and go from there.


Coincidentally I already have NoScript :D what should I do from there?

adesh wrote:While blocking a certain script would allow the use of right click to open context menu, it may (and will) also break the functionality of the website.
Question: Why? What are you trying to achieve by enabling RMB?


Trying to save images.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby Goodydino » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 19:56

I suggest using a script manager. I use Controle de Scripts, which is a Firefox extension that works in Pale Moon. It has a setting that prevents javascript from blocking the context menus.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby Tomaso » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 22:28

bushwhacker2k wrote:I can't find about:config, where would that be?

You enter it into Pale Moon's address bar, to access the advanced settings.
Just be careful messing around in there.
When you've done whatever you're trying to do on that page, you should restore the default setting, to avoid breaking certain functions on some sites.

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby coffeebreak » Tue, 13 Mar 2018, 23:01

bushwhacker2k wrote:Trying to save images.

There's an additional issue, at least for the large central image - it's overlaid by an invisible, 1px x 1px gif:
( static.u17i.com/common/images/blank.gif )
If you try to save that image using the context menu, it saves the blank gif instead.

However, blocking the gif with an adblocker will allow you to save the underlying image.

Or a different alternative entirely...
Use "Page Info" rather than the context menu.
"Page Info" / "Media" section offers a download function:

Click the identity box in the address bar > click "More Information..." > Media >
Sort by Type to make it easier to find the image you want > "Save As..." (click button)
pageInfo-media.png

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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby bushwhacker2k » Wed, 14 Mar 2018, 20:30

coffeebreak wrote:Or a different alternative entirely...
Use "Page Info" rather than the context menu.
"Page Info" / "Media" section offers a download function:

Click the identity box in the address bar > click "More Information..." > Media >
Sort by Type to make it easier to find the image you want > "Save As..." (click button)
pageInfo-media.png


Awesome, I'll definitely be checking out Page Info in the future.

Thanks, everyone.
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Re: Using Right-Mouse Button on Anti-RMB webpages

Unread postby satrow » Wed, 14 Mar 2018, 21:09

Another option, a combination of Pale Moon Commander (disallowing blocking of the right-click menu - Advanced preferences > Security > General) and viewing the No Style page ((Alt >) View > Page style).


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