Mintty terminal always opens at 79 char width

Saurabh T
Sun Nov 18 13:11:00 GMT 2018

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From: Marco Atzeri <>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: Mintty terminal always opens at 79 char width
Am 17.11.2018 um 16:28 schrieb Saurabh T:
> n/t. Despite being set to 80 in the Options, Apply/Save being done, minttyrc being manually edited to say Columns=80, windows keep opening at 79 char width. This is on Windows 10 Home with the latest 32 bit Cygwin 2.11.2. I've tried both Consolas and Lucida Console font. Thanks,
> saurabh

what is the output of
  $ set | grep COLUMNS

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