Dragging from explorer to cygwin terminal is not putting the path into the terminal

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Fri Jun 7 03:37:00 GMT 2019


On 2019-06-06 16:22, Academy OfFetishes wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 2:59 PM Brian Inglis wrote:
>>     On 2019-06-06 12:00, Academy OfFetishes wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 10:51 AM Brian Inglis wrote:
>>>> On 2019-06-05 22:26, Academy OfFetishes wrote:
>> Then attach your ~/.minttyrc as text to your post: sometimes you make a
>> tweak and forget, then much later, remember you messed yourself up. ;^>
>> It looks like this:
>> BoldAsFont=no
>> FontHeight=20
>> RightClickAction=paste
>> Font=Courier New
> Only issue I see is that this font should have 7mm high lines, so either you 
> have a huge screen with smallish windows in them, or you could be running
> with some accessibility or scaling software that could interfere. What is
> your screen setup like and are you using any such settings or software?
> Yeah I have a huge high resolution screen and bad eyes.  It looks like this:
> https://imgur.com/ppTljLs
> I made it that tall by changing the properties of the terminal and I did that by
> changing these settings: https://imgur.com/3zhCMEX
> One thing I did change is this setting on windows (I forgot until you asked):
> https://imgur.com/a/M0ckjZs

I noticed you have no explicit selections for mintty locale or charset.

Could you please run the following command and post the output, in case there is
anything unusual with those settings that could cause problems for Drag'n'Drop:

$ for o in -s -u -f -n -i; do locale $o; done

Also what do you see if you open a cmd window and Drag'n'Drop an Explorer file
into that - you should see the Windows path dropped.

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