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Re^4: (WIN) copy and pasting from Perl-prints inside cmd.exe

by holli (Abbot)
on Mar 07, 2020 at 18:59 UTC ( #11113946=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: (WIN) copy and pasting from Perl-prints inside cmd.exe
in thread (WIN) copy and pasting from Perl-prints inside cmd.exe

To make it even more complicated Windows has a full flegded Terminal app now - with tabs and everything, which behaves differently to the old cmd.exe window. For instance, the terminal supports wide unicode code points, the regular shell doesn't.


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Re^5: (WIN) copy and pasting from Perl-prints inside cmd.exe (Terminal App workaround)
by LanX (Sage) on Mar 07, 2020 at 19:48 UTC

    I installed the (still beta) "Terminal app" from Microsoft store.*

    Running the debugger in either PS or CMD.exe mode didn't show the problems described in the OP.

    Also running a console emacs -nw didn't seem to be any problem. :)

    Tho finding out how to cut and paste wasn't easy (left mouse select and right click for copy was the only way)

    Anyway thanks! :)

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery

    ) in the CMD.exe tab that was. The PowerShell tab allows CUA copy and paste and selecting with pressed SHIFT and CTRL-A

    (update: ... and additionally keybindings seem to be adjustable in the JSON configs.)

    *) Windows Terminal (Preview) Version: 0.9.433.0

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