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Since upgrading to Ubuntu 16.10 from 16.04, every time I paste text into a terminal running zsh, that text is highlighted until I type another character. It doesn't seem to matter which terminal emulator I use (it happens both in gnome-terminal and terminator), all that seems to matter is that zsh is the shell (bash does not have the problem). How can I prevent this?

  • Can you provide a screenshot ? I can't reproduce what you're reporting. My pastes aren't highlighted at all, cursor positioned at the end – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Nov 9 '16 at 3:17
  • I can't reproduce it either on 16.04 (when I paste, the cursor goes to the end and nothing is highlighted) – Nick Weinberg Nov 9 '16 at 3:53
  • Thanks for looking into it. As it turns out, the problem seems to be specific to zsh. Will update the question to reflect this. – Andrew Magee Nov 9 '16 at 3:57
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Finally found it (https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting/issues/349):

zle_highlight+=(paste:none)

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