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mouse click of Console in Windows OS always block my program ???

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My program using console to output some information.
It is runing on Windows OS.
each time I mouse click the console, it block the printf,
and my program stop there.
My question is how to avoid this blocking. In other words,
even I mouse click my console, it should still keep outputing new information to console. How should I do?
Thank you,
Roland
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You are saying that the mouse does not work in the console? If so, this could be the result of your DOS window being in QuickEdit mode. I.E. you can copy and insert text as you would in any other text window. This blocks the console from getting the mouse information. If this is not your problem please elaborate.

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Thanks, This is not my problem. Let me clarify it,
My program keep printf some information out to console.
when somebody click the console, or highlight a block in the console, the printf will be blocked until I hit a key.
I want to keep outputing text information to console no matter what mouse event occurs. so what should I do?

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if you are using printf then your code is likely in c, in which case this is in the wrong section.

in c++, we use cout to output to console. see if you get the same result (i havent)

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