Settings: Controls

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ConEmu Settings: Controls

Mouse options

Send mouse events to console

Uncheck this to stop sending mouse events to console, mouse will be processed by ConEmu internally (text selection, for example)

Skip click on activation

Skip mouse button (left/right/middle) click, while activating window

Skip mouse events in background

Skip mouse move events, while ConEmu is not foreground window

Activate split/pane on mouse hover

When several panes (splits) are visible simultaneously activate (put focus in) console with mouse hover, 3rd-state - match ‘Active window tracking’ system settings

Intercept keys

Install keyboard hooks

Allows interception of Win+Number, Win+Arrows, Alt+Esc, Alt+Tab, etc.

Win+Tab - switch consoles (Tabs)

Disable Windows 7 Aero switch (Win+Tab) when ConEmu in foreground

Win+Numbers - activate console

Enables switching of tabs (30 consoles) by their numbers (1,2,…,9,10,11,…). ‘Host-key’ is ‘Win’ key, by default.

Win+Arrows - resize window

Resize ConEmu window with arrow keys

Seize keys / Send to console

Alt+Tab

When checked, You can use “Alt+Tab” in Far internally. Warning! This blocks ability of switching to another window

Alt+Esc

When checked, You can use “Alt+Esc” in Far internally

Ctrl+Esc

When checked, You can use “Ctrl+Esc” in Far internally

PrntScrn

When checked, You can use “PrintScrn” in Far internally

Alt+PrScrn

When checked, You can use “Alt+PrintScrn” in Far internally

Miscellaneous

Fix Alt on AltTab/AltF9 (to avoid execution of Far Manager macro, linked to Alt-release)

When You set a macro on Alt (RAlt) it can unexpectedly activates on AltTab or AltF9. This issue can be fixed by sending to console Control depress before Alt release.

Skip focus events (don’t send to console FOCUS_EVENT, useful with Far Manager)

Don’t send focus events to console to disable autoclosing of fast search dialog in panels

Read line enhancements (command prompt, ReadConsoleW)

Change prompt (cmd, powershell) text cursor position with Left Click

3rd-state means ‘try to detect if console is in ReadConsole’, if you want to use this with bash - turn checkbox to ‘On’ (don’t use third state)

Ctrl+BackSpace - delete word leftward to the text cursor

Delete word leftward to the cursor (ignored in Far), 3rd-state means ‘try to detect if console is in ReadConsole’, if you want to use this with bash - turn checkbox to ‘On’ (don’t use third state)

Mouse button actions


  • Buffer only (e.g. cmd.exe)

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