I have just discovered that if you treble-click on the console window, it selects the current line (and then you can copy it with ^c).
- double click selects one word.
- F8 lets you use the up and down arrows to adjust the console window height. (It’s too slow to be really useful.) End the action with Tab (whatever).
Windows 7 Enterprise SP1.
I was having trouble getting it to work on MacOS, but it finally did work. I always thought that the inability to copy/paste error messages was a serious drawback to the editor and led to a lot of screenshots being posted. Thanks for telling us about a feature that I never knew existed.
And you can also use Ctrl-a to select all?
There is also the “Copy to clipboard” button:
After clicking on it:
If you press the shift key and click on the button it also does a web search for the error:
If you are not familiar with the clipboard on Windows:
I have never been able to get ‘copy to clipboard’ to work on a Mac.