You just got started with Turbo C++ and began to write some “Hello” kind of code as a beginner, and then managed to get to compile it successfully, but then, you noticed your mouse clicks don’t register in the terminal anymore.
You’ll notice that you can still type and use all the keyboard shortcuts, and you can also see the orange pointer moving around by hovering your mouse over the different lines of the terminal, but the only thing you cannot seem to achieve is clicking those toolbar elements and drop down their contents. No worries, I’ve got you covered.
Step 1: Drop the
Press ALT + Space. This will drop down the first menu. There, the “Repaint desktop” element will already be selected, like this:
Step 2: Repaint
As the “Repaint desktop” option is already selected, all you have to do is simply press Enter. This redraws the terminal screen, and therefore, resets the toolbar in the process, making it now clickable.