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Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?


On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 7:13 AM, Chris Warrick <kwpolska at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 January 2018 at 20:19, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The vanilla Windows console (conhost.exe IIRC) is far from ideal for
>> copying and pasting from
>
> It?s been fixed in recent Windows 10 releases (select and Ctrl+C works now).

Haven't used it, but that's good news at least.

>> Windows error popups are *impossible* to copy text from.
>
> Most standard error popups support pressing Ctrl+C to copy the text
> displayed in them.

Really? Most? That would be a HUGE improvement. Historically, only a
handful have actually had selectable text. And really, it has to be
not just the core Windows error popups, but application ones as well;
so it has to be the underlying message-box API that supports it.

ChrisA