Windows Terminal 1.7 keyboard shortcuts

Windows Terminal 1.7

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
24 months ago
- Shortcuts

These shortcuts are available for the Preview version of the Windows Terminal. They're focused on tab management, so you don't have to reach the mouse to swtich between tabs.

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

New tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Space

Open new tab dropdown

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy

1
or Ctrl + Insert
0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste

0
or ↑   Shift + Insert
0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Find

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Command palette

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1 - 9

New tab (profile 0 to 9)

-1
Ctrl + Alt + 1 - 9

Switch to tab 0 - 9

0
Ctrl + Tab

Next tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Tab

Previous tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Duplicate tab

0
Ctrl + ,

Open settings

0
Ctrl + Alt + ,

Open default settings file

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ,

Open settings file

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Scroll up

1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Scroll down

0
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up

Scroll up a page

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Ctrl + Shift + Page Down

Scroll down a page

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Alt + ↑   Shift + -

Split pane

0
or Alt + ↑   Shift + +
0
Alt + ↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Resize pane

0
Alt + ← ↑ → ↓

Move focus

0
Ctrl + =

Adjust font size

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or Ctrl + -
0
Ctrl + 0

Reset font size

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F11

Fullscreen

These are only shortcuts for the Windows Terminal main window. Don't forget to look at Windows Command Line shortcuts for selecting text and accessing command history, etc.

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Program information

Program name: Windows Terminal 1.7 Windows Terminal 1.7 (System tools)

Windows Terminal is a new and modern interface for the users of Command Prompt, PowerShell and WSL. Some of its main highlights are tabbed interface, theme support and GPU accelerated text rendering engine.

Web page: microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-...

Last update: 10 May 2021

How easy to press shortcuts: 66%

More information >>

Updated: Added some shortcuts. (12 updates.) 5/9/2021 12:00:11 PM Added some shortcuts.
5/9/2021 12:01:30 PM Added some shortcuts.
5/9/2021 12:01:47 PM Updated program information.
5/10/2021 9:20:58 AM Added some shortcuts.
5/10/2021 9:22:33 AM Added some shortcuts.

Shortcut count: 29

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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I♥WindowsTerminal says: 2 months ago 4/14/2021 5:30 AM
Default keybinds for version 1.6:

closeWindow alt+f4
toggleFullscreen alt+enter
toggleFullscreen f11
openNewTabDropdown ctrl+shift+space
openSettings ctrl+,
openSettings ctrl+alt+,
find ctrl+shift+f
commandPalette ctrl+shift+p
newTab ctrl+shift+t
newTab ctrl+shift+1
newTab ctrl+shift+2
newTab ctrl+shift+3
newTab ctrl+shift+4
newTab ctrl+shift+5
newTab ctrl+shift+6
newTab ctrl+shift+7
newTab ctrl+shift+8
newTab ctrl+shift+9
duplicateTab ctrl+shift+d
nextTab ctrl+tab
prevTab ctrl+shift+tab
switchToTab ctrl+alt+1
switchToTab ctrl+alt+2
switchToTab ctrl+alt+3
switchToTab ctrl+alt+4
switchToTab ctrl+alt+5
switchToTab ctrl+alt+6
switchToTab ctrl+alt+7
switchToTab ctrl+alt+8
switchToTab ctrl+alt+9
closePane ctrl+shift+w
splitPane alt+shift+-
splitPane alt+shift+plus
resizePane alt+shift+down
resizePane alt+shift+left
resizePane alt+shift+right
resizePane alt+shift+up
moveFocus alt+down
moveFocus alt+left
moveFocus alt+right
moveFocus alt+up
moveFocus ctrl+alt+left
copy ctrl+shift+c
copy ctrl+insert
paste ctrl+shift+v
paste shift+insert
scrollDown ctrl+shift+down
scrollDownPage ctrl+shift+pgdn
scrollUp ctrl+shift+up
scrollUpPage ctrl+shift+pgup
scrollToTop ctrl+shift+home
scrollToBottom ctrl+shift+end
adjustFontSize ctrl+=
adjustFontSize ctrl+-
resetFontSize ctrl+0

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 39 days ago 5/9/2021 12:02 PM
Updated the list with new shortcuts.

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 2 months ago 4/16/2021 1:23 PM
Thank you for the list! I'll check and update the list soon.

Jason P says: 13 months ago 5/28/2020 11:11 PM
Ctrl-W isn't working for me! It just writes ^W to the Terminal window.

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 13 months ago 5/28/2020 11:21 PM
I have tried Ctrl+Shift+W and it worked. Probably they have updated that shortcut. Thank you for your comment!

Tony says: 21 months ago 9/20/2019 12:58 AM
Shortcut for selecting a tab is control alt (1 - 9)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 13 months ago 5/28/2020 11:23 PM
Oh, I missed your comment. I have updated this shortcut.