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bug #55785: Trailing garbage when copy and paste all from GUI command windows

Submitted by:  Armin Müller <arm_in>
Submitted on:  Tue 26 Feb 2019 06:41:31 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  5.1.0 Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Mon 01 Apr 2019 10:15:29 PM UTC, comment #2:

Seems to have been fixed with changes to MXE, rather than to Octave. This should be part of the next bug fix release.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 21 Mar 2019 02:24:08 PM UTC, comment #1:

Ive been able to duplicate the issue before, hwoever using a new compile of mxe at commit https://hg.octave.org/mxe-octave/rev/5049ab5e66f6 and it doesn't seem to be pasting the extra junk.

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Tue 26 Feb 2019 06:41:31 PM UTC, original submission:

Windows 10 1709 (64bit)
Octave 5.1.0 Win64 build

Steps to reproduce

1) type something into the command window (more than just "clc")
2) RMB "select all"
3) RMB "copy"
4) Switch to e.g. Notepad++, paste

After the last caret and line feed (0x3E 0x3E 0x0D 0x0A), there will be either

  • three spurious and varying characters that will display as garbage
  • three spurious and varying characters that will display as garbage + additional line feed (0x0D 0x0A)
  • nothing wrong (as it should be)

See also
bug #52145

Armin Müller <arm_in>


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