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Cannot select text on mintty panels with mouse with recent update #1382
ConEmu build: 171109 x64
When I begin a new panel, by hitting the
Once I change to a different tab, and then change back, using mouse doesn't select any text anymore.
This didn't happen on my old version (only with recent update).
This does not happen when I launch a powershell tab panel, only with cygwin mintty panels.
This also happens just when I switch from my ConEmu window to a different window!
Steps to reproduce
Maximus5, I don't think users will know that 'copying text doesn't work' will be fixed by clicking the set focus option buried deep in a settings dialog. They would expect it to just work out of the box like it always has done with cygwin+conemu.
In any case, it's fixed by the mintty workaround for conemu.
If you want folks to read your tips in the docs, I'd suggest having a section in the docs entitled 'Using ConEmu with Cygwin' with a walkthrough of your suggested best practices for using conemu + cygwin. Looks like you're recommending to run a shell with just 'bash.exe' rather than 'mintty.exe' ?
You have headings entitled 'Delusions' and 'ChildGui' currently, but i dont think most users are going to click into / read those / know what they mean unless they are just clicking randomly through the documentation, or searching for something.
Nobody reads docs, I know
Best practice to run cygwin in ConEmu - install ConEmu and just choose the Task precreated for you, e.g.
I've written about ChildGui and Tasks many times in docs, and I'm sure docs contains all required information. E.g. https://conemu.github.io/en/CygwinMsys.html and subtopics.
About "analogues". Running mintty in ConEmu is something like installing Windows ==> Virtual Box ==> and Windows guest. The guest OS is working, but it has completely different settings and things. Host OS can't do anything with guest OS.
I just upgraded to mintty 2.8.4 and conemu 184.108.40.206. I have the child gui setting checked "Focus in child windows". This has changed one thing. I can now double click on a line, and get a highlight over it inside mintty. However Click + Drag for selection of the text still doesn't work.
referenced this issue
Feb 7, 2018
Yep ...this is exactly the behavior....…
On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 6:05 PM, Maximus5 ***@***.***> wrote: @mintty <https://github.com/mintty> Checking this issue now on Windows 8.1 and mintty does not receive WM_MOUSEACTIVATE. Selections just does not work... BTW, DoubleClick selects the word, but dragging mouse cursor does nothing. — You are receiving this because you commented. Reply to this email directly, view it on GitHub <#1382 (comment)>, or mute the thread <https://github.com/notifications/unsubscribe-auth/AFlsVstbYdlM35b5-9_HtUZ6U7OiExPHks5tcrZGgaJpZM4RPEWm> .
TaskBarGhost serves only clicks on the Taskbar aero thumbnails. Of course they don't occurs without user clicks on this thumbnails!
Look, I don't say that you don't receive the event.