COPY AND PASTE

i’m unable copy and paste a url into the url box (as per pic). is this usual, or have i done something wrong with the installation.
IF A DRIVER HAS BEEN INSTALLED FOR A ESP 8266 NODE SHOULD THE NODE BE VISIBLE ON THE C DRIVE OR ONLY VIA THE ARDUINO IDE

regards
jh

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I prefer to edit directly the preferences file.

You could also try "CTRL V"