Re: [code] ctrl-c frequently doesn't work on Windows.

From: Robert Gieseke <rob.g.att.web.de>
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:51:10 +0200

Am 22/10/17 um 16:56 schrieb Danny MacMillan:
> On 2017-10-22 08:20, foicica.att.nekulturny.org wrote:
>> On 2017-10-22 06:27, Mitchell wrote:
>>>
>>> In Textadept's *core/keys.lua* file around line 215 there is a line
>>> commented out that starts with `if CURSES then ...`. Uncomment that
>>> line, restart or reset textadept-curses, and then press Ctrl+V. See if
>>> the key sequence printed in the statusbar is recognized properly as
>>> `cv`. If not, then this is likely a WSL issue and I would not know
>>> what to do about it.
>>
>> I uncommented the line. The status bar changes when I hit other keys.
>> It doesn't change when I hit ctrl-v. So I guess I'm out of luck.
>
> What is interesting though is that other applications don't have this
> issue. The micro text editor for example allows me to shift-select, copy
> with ctrl-c, and paste with ctrl-v out of the box. That makes it hard to
> see how this could be a WSL issue. In every context other than
> textadept, ctrl-v seems to be doing what I would expect it to.
>
> This is the editor I mean: https://micro-editor.github.io/
>

Have you tried another ncurses-based text editor? If it's not working
there, then it's likely a problem with ncurses and WSL ...

Cheers,
Robert

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Received on Sun 22 Oct 2017 - 11:51:10 EDT

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