Ctrl+C is sometimes ignored on Windows Terminal

Doug Henderson djndnbvg@gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 14:07:18 GMT 2021

On Mon, 1 Nov 2021 at 02:35, Naoto Aoki via Cygwin <cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> When I'm using some programs such as bash and python from cygwin under
> Windows Terminal, Ctrl+C is sometimes ignored.
> https://github.com/microsoft/terminal

What do you expect to happen when you press Ctrl+C.
- break action aka keyboard interrupt?
- copy selection to clipboard?

Do you expect different behavior determined by whether you have some
text selected?

Is your cygwin installation fully updated via the cygwin setup.exe app?

You should specify the WT version, e.g. Version: 1.11.2921.0. By
default WT updates automatically.

Also, what is in the Action tab of WT Settings, and the Actions
section of the JSON settings at


Also note that https://aka.ms/terminal-profiles-schema is imported at
the top of the settings file, so ...

IIRC, there is also a system wide settings file that is read before
your personal settings file, but I forget where it is. Or maybe there
are some builtin settings, eg Ctrl+Shift+C


Doug Henderson, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - from gmail.com

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