Copy/Paste anomaly

May 20, 2008
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Syracuse, NY, USA
Here's a command and it's output.

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If I select (with the mouse) as shown above, and paste anywhere, it pastes as two lines. OTOH, if I select (mouse again) as shown below, it pastes (anywhere) as a single wrapped line.

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What's the difference?
 
May 20, 2008
11,046
90
Syracuse, NY, USA
To put it another way ... again, a command and its output are pictured, with all selected (mouse).

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If I right-click copy and paste into an editor, I get

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How is it that the first three lines get newlines and the second three lines wrap?