Copy contents of a windows popup dialog

Some windows dialog's allow you to highlight part of the text in the dialog and press ctrl-c to copy that text which is great. But some dialog's do not allow this for example this one:

I wanted to copy the the compile error but it won't let me. What you can do in this situation is just click on the dialog title bar to make sure it is selected and press ctrl-c. This copies the whole dialog and then just open Notepad and paste it in Notepad like this:

Then you can highlight the text you want and carry on.


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