Strange "mouse" behavior in mintty
Tue Aug 14 02:21:00 GMT 2012
On 13.08.2012 15:33, Ryan Johnson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm hitting a mouse-related (?) problem with mintty in non-mouse mode.
> STC A: Log into a remote machine, invoke `sleep 10', and -- during the
> wait --- click anywhere on the line containing the cursor.
> STC B: Open tinyirc and click anywhere on the text entry line at the
> Both cases will insert a long string like this:
> ^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[C (only about 4x
Did you notice that when you click somewhere in the command line, the
to that position? i think it has to do with that.
Go to the options dialog, select "Mouse" and uncheck "Clicks place
command line cursor".
The effect should go away.
> I suspect this is a problem with the way mintty tries to be helpful
> with the mouse when the app's not mouse-aware. Running STC A on a
> local mintty/bash sesson will place the cursor wherever you clicked,
> which while harmless is arguably incorrect (and probably the source of
> Any ideas?
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