PuTTY bug raw-mouse-copy

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summary: Clipboard operations unreliable in mouse reporting mode
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
present-in: 0.58 2006-06-10
fixed-in: r6727 a2c060d638512d207c76ffa91372fb78531c8d57 2006-06-12 (0.59)

When the terminal is in "mouse reporting" mode, and Shift is used to override this for clipboard operations, text is not reliably copied to the clipboard.

In particular, if the Shift key is released before the mouse button being used for selection is released, the copy operation does not happen -- the mouse release event is reported to the server instead.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:21 +0000)