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Windows Terminal vs. conhost   [Help!]

By: Alan Smedley     Sydney Australia  
Date: Mar 07,2024 at 10:46
In Response to: Windows Terminal vs. conhost (Martijn Coppoolse)

> > I have just upgraded my Desktop Windows 10x64 to Windows 11,
> > something I may well regret.
> >
> > In Windows 10 I was in the habit of clicking on the top bar of
> ZtreeW64
> > and selecting edit so I could highlight text in the ZtreeW64 app
> windows
> > and could then paste the selection into whatever document or whatever
> > that I was working on, but this appears to be no longer available in
> > Windows 11.
> >
> > Am I missing a changed setting?
>
> That depends on whether you open ZTreeWin using the classic console
> (conhost) or the new
> Windows Terminal (WindowsTerminal/OpenConsole).
>
> If you see a tab in the top bar of the window, then ZTreeWin is running
> inside a Windows Terminal window.
>
> To prevent this from happening, add color="#003399">%SystemRoot%\System32\conhost.exe
> before the ZTreeWin command line. That way, ZTreeWin will run in a
> classic console window, which has the Edit menu option you expect.

Thanks for the clue Martin. Much appreciated.

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