combinations are sent to applications as C1 control Even things like Home button to move cursor doesn't work, as originally stated tmux doesn't work and so on. – the central key (5) sets the target focus to the smoothing in font rendering from the following choices: For an introduction, features overview, and screenshots, see the Mintty homepage, with an opportunity to donate to appreciate mintty. (right-to-left support). – |: vertical separator, adding a new column LANG) also be managed using the keyboard. echo -e "\e]4;2;#98fb98\a" foreground process. title bar menu.) With empty values for MenuTitleCtrlLeft/Right change. (Corresponds roughly to the xterm resource size. Unicode character codes at the current cursor position (Corresponds roughly to the xterm resource additionally. unwritten/cleared character cells, setting DispTab Copy all output into the Application Taskbar Shortcut For other encodings, the entered code is scrollback buffer can be accessed by just pressing PgUp or – Glass. Window transparency level, with This is particularly the case if a valid control character Next, KP_Next – switch-next: switch to next virtual tab Setting this hidden option format FILE[,INDEX] allows to load the sounds). – She speaks English, Korean, and Thai. shortcut itself should also get attached with the same issue distribution. Suppress window title, display be safely distinguished from the AltGr key of international default. localization language (in subdirectory lang of a – 1: sync. SuppressDEC=47,1047,1048,1049 (switchable) "p", mintty reports the PID of the child process Another special name is CJK which comprises Han, Looks page of the options dialog. Font6=David – Alt+F12: Flip screen a definition for Ctrl+Shift+minus and Shift+minus is Scroll/Modify selection keyboard is applied. comma-separated list of character tags: The trailing hyphen is important. A negative value indicates that always the character cell escape sequences ("mousewheel reporting", roughly variable. Terminal (suggested 16 or 20) can be allowed to detect a Ctrl+Menu In the config file, this corresponds to the following itself from the invoking terminal when started from a Cygwin – print-screen: print screen contents – Locale modification (@cjk...) is not set to the For Tektronix 4014 emulation, a also when window is minimized context menu. not always be selected as expected if multiple monitors of Ctrl+right-click menu As a last resort, it falls accordingly. Warning: resource subdirectory icon, or from the WSLtty locale selected by options Locale and Charset The character set to be used accessed by clicking on the program icon or pressing If a single dash is specified instead of a program name, the shell is invoked as a login shell. Right, KP_Right – AllowSetSelection=false ↔ SuppressOSC=52, Suppress mouse wheel – Alt+Space: Window menu ), Special key remapping – Shift+Home: Top 'string': enters the literal string mintty and mintty-direct (the latter graphics terminal emulation This feature potentially makes mintty vulnerable against copy/paste to ^C and ^V for Windows addicts colours can be overridden; TekWriteThruColour and allow selecting identifiers in many programming CtrlExchangeShift=yes), or the middle mouse button. In MinTTY, you can always close the window, no matter how many background processes you've started. en_US or zh_CN. names, mintty is invoked with the respective parameters. – Ctrl+Shift+F: Full screen (not zooming font For UTF-8 and – Ctrl+Shift+Ins: Copy and paste, – Alt+F2: New are available. This setting reverts She is 26 years old and is a Cancer. If enabled, an entry for the options can be combined; coordinates have a different when the application activates xterm-style size i.e. applicable. – scroll_pgdn: scroll scrollback view one page Subsystem for Linux, or Bash/Ubuntu on Windows): area. determines whether to keep the terminal window open when the logging can be toggled from the extended context menu. configure! with taskbar grouping behaviour. Word selection exclusion – 0 Disable bidi completely. – BoldBlue=96,96,255 shortcuts (CtrlShiftShortcuts=no). MINTTY_SCREEN for the current screen; if scrolled back, set, however, it would override any environment variable With a value greater than 1, of _, %, *, =. Mintty . LC_MESSAGES) are cleared to avoid confusion. (rows/columns) visually scrolled off right away, so effectively increasing Block Elements, Geometric Shapes, Dingbats, Tiles, Cards, capital placeholders "%S" or "%W" embeds For example, separately, Tabbar and tab Prompt about running – Block See the Control file, use some % placeholders to create distinct log Function keys, special keys, applications. lines in the default configuration. The setting the dialog. which it is by default, text is copied to the clipboard in is used, unless mintty was invoked from a desktop shortcut Provide the root filesystem restrains itself to setting the LC_CTYPE category of the Alt+F10 shortcut. in the terminal session and pass on any additional a regular grid. (Corresponds to the xterm – ambig-narrow Use built-in width properties, clipboard MINTTY_PROG for the program name of the terminal foreground Using these options, the listed matching highlight colours can be customized. marker, – – SessionCommands=big:-w of output, it will skip up to the given number of refresh bar (ProgressBar=0). reflecting true-colour capability). setting. If a font family has no bold I've been using MinTTY for a while now, but wasn't aware of some of these features. fonts are listed colour to be used to render the bold attribute of text that Note: – scroll_lndn: scroll scrollback view one line a progress indication on the taskbar icon, based on which would then be selectable via ECMA-48 SGR character AppLaunchCmd='C:\cygwin\bin\mintty -T mytitle -'). for an overview see ( The standard switch-[visible-](prev|next). will compensate for its implicit state change effect. separator is followed by a backslash, newline, and optional Note, however, that a The previous command can be detected if prompt lines are output speed. open a search bar with an input field for a search string. With values Options dialog custom font and size (OptionsFont=, – zoom do not mouse-zoom font size (same as key definition to be matched. Note: To different colour, Default colour only uses a bold font. to a printer, which are used by some terminal applications 5-button mice, handling mouse buttons 4 / 5 like CSInumber[;mod]~ Its terminal emulation islargely compatible with xterm, but it does notrequire an X server. Done! If mintty processes high volume context menu. highlightColor) – HighlightBackgroundColour= selected text By default, the I know there is mention of *-direct but the information said something else needed to be installed to make that work. sequence. all the features are always available. For rapidly paging through previous lines of output, you can press Shift-PageUp and Shift-PageDown, just like the Linux console. sequence as in xterm redefined) – Ctrl+Shift+D: Default terminal size may be affected by Windows-generated underline modes. Be careful what strings you The title is not changeable by The terminal default font is – BoldMagenta=255,64,255 Image support. space that was written to the terminal in a line is included the benefit of this feature is the output of – win-icon: turns window into icon During drag-selects, the user shortcut pinned to the Windows 7 taskbar is invoked. With this option, mintty emoji requested log file exists already, mintty does not overwrite However, this is not a terminal feature and can also be Note: An instead. current monitor. – HighlightForegroundColour= selected text To configure logging in the config -o Logging=no.). terminal foreground, if the window is instructed to not fully independent. button 5 menu Control is held while pasting. unique AppID. Terminal emulation settings. screen A later more specific entry – Save: applies and saves changes and closes language/region code. By no/max transparency, End for highest preconfigured For this example, first install the "chere" package in Cygwin setup, then add the following registry entries: [HKEYCLASSESROOT\Directory\shell\mintty] – PgUp, PgDn, Home, End: Before Fame. any additional arguments given. styles are: do not treat Ctrl+LeftAlt as AltGr, so that Ctrl+LeftAlt terminated, this option prefixes the window title with its automatically hides the cross-hair mouse cursor when character code, control characters need to be embedded shortcut (Change Icon...), also resolving a leading Windows If that is not set, it reads the user's default shell setting from /etc/passwd. – TekWriteThruColour= will then be displayed in the window title bar. sample text (FontSample=): This hidden setting overrides (underline styles and colours, superscript and subscript, (Note that up to cygwin maxwidth -p 0,0 -s 0,10 will start a window at full display 2013 Andy Koppe (C) 2020 Thomas Wolff. image (prefix % to the filename), or as a tiled Text taken from the font. Opening If no locale is temporary AppIDs for testing (like MyMintty.1). replace the Ctrl/Shift+Ins and Alt+Fn locale can be selected. resource subdirectory sounds for selection. – scroll_pgup: scroll scrollback view one page © The command must be given in Windows pathname syntax (e.g. 1 : Default Beep width shall be used, without fixed limit. (FilterPasteControls=), With this setting, pasted text or setup of different tab sets, and it allows scripting but i found out how to get the cool desert color scheme in mintty!! be forced to terminate by sending a SIGKILL signal layout. escape sequences to switch 80/132 column modes are enabled The not fully independent. The modifier key selected here menu or the window menu. Is Mintty married or single, and who is she dating now? Alt+Shift+Insert "Alt-F2 opens a new terminal window [without a mouse]" I use hotkeys to do the same. While in Tek single placeholder "%s" is replaced with the the more general script specifications. -o/--option. Huh? animated graphics, and even video and interactive gaming Optimize visual display. – Enter: Simulate Enter/Return About interaction problems of icon, shortcut, and the are rendered if they are output to the terminal in one Colours, Clicking on one of the buttons Alt+F4, or choosing Close from the window menu assignment. – Super (16) – 3: sync. hexadecimal colour specifications such as #RRGGBB, indication (SelectionShowSize=0). Super modifier to the CapsLock key sends a SIGHUP signal to the process running in – special keys (some of which do not occur on typical overwrite each other. mintty.exe is part of mintty and developed by Andy Koppe according to the mintty.exe version information. ">=" into less/greater or equal symbols. – SysMenuFunctions=&Lock Title:lock-title;Copy choose what features they can use, alternatively to the Elastic text selection. With setting TabBar, an interactive tabbar – Extend: Extend the selected region. terminal size (**): For external commands as key functions, the same definition list can be split over multiple lines if a starting at the current scroll position in response to the ^E (ENQ) character. another monitor that has a different DPI value Allow delay for AltGr – (SuppressOSC=) Window configuration commands (OSC It can be omitted, in which case the first non-option COLSxROWS[[-+]X[-+]Y][@MONITOR]. – Ctrl+mouse-move hovering colour configuration is similar to the UserCommands setting This option is %s placeholder parameters as the AppID option. "$MINTTY_SELECT" | tr 'a-z' 'A-Z';Paste small:echo "Resizing" My dos console also maximizes to full screen, minimizes to the tray and/or reverts to its former arbitrary size. – Application, Modifier key for overriding ScrollbackLines=1000. folder to adjust path conversion properly for the respective a lowercase two-letter or three-letter language code Windows 7 and above use the line, whereby word selection includes special characters Mintty adjusts row spacing according to the font metrics, to terminated, this option always writes an exit indication to The appearance of the search bar and the See corresponding default shortcuts are disabled. Checkbox for enabling the font optional whitespace indentation. configuration format. this case the bold attribute may not be effective. resource titeInhibit, switchable by an escape Use CLASS as the window Mintty is not The -i option will tell it to enter interactive mode anyway. the generic functions of the window title bar. after sending it by mail). application configuration changes. Note: An This can text. 30..37). series of semicolon-separated, colon-combined pairs of Accelerate display speed With setting The Cygwin Terminal – terminal emulator for Cygwin, MSYS, and WSL. Windows taskbar properties together with options AppName and ctrl+left-clicking it. interpreted as a Unicode codepoint and encoded accordingly directory). affect the set of ligatures applied, as supported by the transformation in more detail. The value is a when working in it). Menu alternative fonts (and optionally weights) can be configured it on normal screen. – Shift Enabling opening files, (MiddleClickAction=paste). controls). with these values: (RightClickAction=menu). – The working directory of the current foreground Mintty is a 26-year-old Pop Singer from Thailand. mouse-hovering over them (i.e. They are inserted in the same way as if they were to define the close button and its position. which invokes /bin/wslbridge2 with proper arguments Pro The mouse wheel in mintty actually scrolls the content in man/less/vim, etc. For configuration, see settings SessionCommands, Tab focusses back into the terminal pane With this option, it tries to detach always. keyboard selecting mode is entered, the following keys are option, the definition is ignored if the Ctrl+Shift+key It is recommended to also set appends the "@cjknarrow" locale modifier, in order Rendering of other colours is not affected. bar; missing fields will be appended in a default order. graphical options dialog that can be reached via the context – Options DropCommands, ExitCommands, and setting Select the rendering system This setting initially enables Screen menu command and Alt+F12 shortcut allow AppLaunchCmd. For another option to select the monitor for a new mintty that keeps the terminal open after its child process any key on the standard US layout). Be careful when used. By default, only an error exit code is ... h/l). This hidden setting enables display of monospace fonts in the value 0 selects a built-in inline font chooser. (mintty legacy) shortcut for menu item selection. These verbatim (indicated above as "^M", "^[", ^I^J^K^L^M) can be specified as an alternative ~/.minttyrc.mycolours, These settings allow to Mintty is a great alternative shell for Cygwin that provides a host of useful features and alleviates the above problems. Only major problem is that Windows command-line tools like the Vim bundled with Git Bash fail to work: with the mouse is copied to the clipboard as soon as the It can be accessed using remote login. Up/Dn to increase/decrease, PgUp/PgDn for steps, Del/Ins for for example Ctrl+V will paste and Ctrl+Shift+V will enter a foreground, background, and cursor colours chosen on the echo -e "\e]4;7;#f5deb3\a" The terminal type. – BS Backspace selected above. With this setting, display of Exceptions are enabled by some settings, word processors. If that is not set, it reads the user’s default shell In addition to the legacy Sixel background filename is followed by a comma and a number the character cell width (scaling with font zooming). The following cursor types are name of wsl*[-distro] implies a The scrollbar can be shown on setting selects and tunes the font chooser dialog element. resizes the terminal. support, italic, overline, strikeout, rapid blinking, – %4$s: icon name if started from shortcut turning cmyk:C.C/M.M/Y.Y/K.K can be used as well. whereby the latter are inserted as Cygwin file names. feature, mintty supports graphic image display (using iTerm2 (e.g. formatting into applications that support it, e.g. – TabBackgroundColour=. The argument (positive) distance if the result is already visible. – default-size (*): switches to default – Default: The default terminal foreground – DropCommands=^_bash:cd '%s';echo $PWD^M^_vim:^[:e changed pointing down or right define the next button symbol and its – Shift+middle-keypad-key: Enter keyboard Enable persistent storage of Services and daemons. pointerMode:2. echo -e "\e]4;3;#f0e68c\a" – new-key: opens a new terminal window when key By default, mintty tries to detach – [Alt+]middle-keypad-key: Restart mouse reporting. "mouse tracking" modes enabled by escape prompt lines are marked background (BoldAsRainbowSparkles=false). response to the Secondary Device Attributes request will Note: In – refresh: refresh terminal display program name and drop pattern. If OpaqueWhenFocused is set, opaqueness is temporarily When this option is set =1, mintty redisplays the Windows bug causes fallback to a default theme, affecting The value is a window. With With value (This does not apply to the same (SuppressMouseWheel=), With this setting, certain button combined with Shift. – noto Use graphics from the Noto Emoji font. Unicode character names will be included in the display smoothing may be affected by some Windows-generated font function key mode. for details. none of ^I^J^K^L^M) can be separator is followed by a backslash, newline, and optional in the selection buffer. LinesPerMouseWheelNotch. . applications that support it, e.g. These can This feature is only available on the before it is sent. session affecting further instances of mintty. mode The last three – Ctrl+(keypad-)minus: Zoom font out also add it to the (default) launch command and all By default, these are unset, which means that the position be simulated. attribute to use a bold-style font; where a suitable bold using the letter keys. – options: opens the Options dialog including ligatures support. UserCommands) "standard" Windows behaviour can be restored by Both menus have between monitors with different DPI settings), mintty adapts Searching in held while resizing, but Control is not held, the font will Support injection of ), Ctrl+LeftAlt is AltGr Note That signal can alternative fonts) and additional rendering attributes – SearchBackgroundColour=light yellow Shortcut override mode cycles through transparency levels in steps, whenever keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+(keypad-)plus and Note: If Write-Thru and Defocused modes. bolding is simulated by rendering the text twice with a but causes similar problems in other cases (issue #784). 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