Free Select Mode in latest Cygwin

Bixler, Mark
Thu Mar 28 17:40:00 GMT 2013

Thanks, Larry...I will try to be more descriptive.

In previous versions (that I have used) of cygwin installed on a windows box, the terminal is based on a cmd window.

With this being said, you could choose from the  Cygwin shell -> right click header -> Properties -> Options Tab (upper left corner) -> enable "QuickEdit Mode" -> press Ok ->

I no longer see this being an option with latest version of Cygwin running in Windows 7 64bit.

Just wondering if anyone has advice on being able to use this QuickEdit mode with CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 / 1.7.17(0.262/5/3)



On 2/27/2013 12:21 PM, Bixler, Mark wrote: 
I recently got a new setup at work and installed the latest version of

I can no longer find where to do the Edit Mode for free selection of

I used to be able to just click and highlight anything I wanted, both
columns and full body. Now text selection is full body unless I use the
'alt' key in combination with my mouse dragging.

Is this option gone? 

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