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

Academy OfFetishes academyoffetishes@gmail.com
Fri Jun 7 05:20:00 GMT 2019


Will do!  Thanks for all the help :)

On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 9:46 PM Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis@systematicsw.ab.ca>
wrote:

> On 2019-06-06 22:03, Academy OfFetishes wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 8:37 PM Brian Inglis wrote:
> >     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
> >
> > It output this:
> >
> > $ for o in -s -u -f -n -i; do locale $o; done
> > en_US
> > en_US
> > en_US
> > en_US
> > en_US
> >
> >
> >
> >     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.
> >
> > Yep, that works correctly.
>
> Looks like you need to bounce this upstream by raising this issue on
> https://github.com/mintty/mintty/issues/new stating that file D'n'D to
> cmd works
> but mintty doesn't, and copying the background, and Windows, Cygwin, and
> mintty
> info you provided here, to help provide a quicker diagnosis: please be
> sure to
> mention that the Options/Text Locale and Charset boxes are unset, just in
> case
> that could have an effect.
>
> --
> Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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