PuTTY bug copyall-to-cursor

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summary: "Copy All to Clipboard" misses out screen contents after cursor
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: medium: This should be fixed one day.
present-in: 0.51 0.52 0.53 0.53b 2003-10-29 0.54
fixed-in: 2004-03-11 e4f30d3b7a9f19cbe6e26a42f442b7f0893e951a (0.55)

The documentation of the menu option "Copy All to Clipboard" claims that it copies "the whole contents of the terminal screen and scrollback to the clipboard in one go."

However, it does not copy any text from locations on or after the current cursor position.

The first release this feature was present in is 0.51.

Update: This has been fixed. However, we've decided to make it copy only up to the last non-empty line on the terminal, in case anyone was relying on something like the old behaviour.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:22 +0000)