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

Academy OfFetishes academyoffetishes@gmail.com
Fri Jun 7 05:46:00 GMT 2019


On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 10:41 PM Achim Gratz <Stromeko@nexgo.de> wrote:

> Academy OfFetishes writes:
> >> > Well first of all, is this feature supposed to work by default or is
> it
> >> > something you turn on?
> >>
> >> Yes.
> >>
> > Yes to which?  Yes to both?  If it's something you turn on, where is that
> > setting?
>
> It's supposed to work out of the box, AFAIK.  If you drag the file name,
> the mouse pointer changes to show to indicate that Windows would create
> a shortcut if you were to drop it onto the desktop.  So that's the first
> thing to check if that happens on your system.  Then if you drop it into
> MinTTY, MinTTY doesn't care about creating a shortcut, so instead just
> uses the text portion of that drag-and-drop data.
>

The pointer does change, but nothing happens when I release the mouse
button.

>
>
> Regards,
> Achim.
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