PuTTY wish triple-click-wrap

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summary: Perhaps triple-click select should take account of wrapped lines
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: low: We aren't sure whether to fix this or not.

> But: while copying a word (double clicking) just at the wrapping edge
> really selects the complete wrapped word, copying a whole line (triple
> clicking) only selects a screen line and omits the part wrapped to next
> screen line ...

Hmm. I'd call that a semi-bug at worst -- I don't think there's any
pressing need for the triple-click selection to be a superset of the
double-click selection. (When I ask for full lines that's what I want,
so I wouldn't want the end of a wrapped word tacked on -- not that you
were suggesting that.)

However, the closest we have to a spec is xterm, and the xterm I
have[1] will select multiple lines at once when wrapped, preserving
the superset property. (I.e., if I have something wrapped over three
physical lines, the triple-click mode will select either all three
lines, or none of them.)

Personally I'm not sure I have a strong opinion either way.

    [1] RH XFree86 4.0.3-5, from Red Hat Linux 7.1
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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-21 16:52:17 +0000)