ConEmu terms and definitions
- Host key
- Apps key
- Tab or TabBar
- Split or Pane
- Tab completion
- Windows API
- Root Process
As is, it is a real console window. It always exists, but ConEmu hide it. You may reveal the RealConsole window by depressing Ctrl-Win-Alt-Space, or selecting item ‘Real console’ from the SystemMenu.
It is a part of the ConEmu window, where ConEmu draws contents of the RealConsole.
Pop up it by depressing Win-Alt-Space or right mouse clicking on the ConEmu window caption.
When Tabs are shown in the ConEmu window, you may pop up menu for exact tab by right mouse clicking on this tab. This menu looks like SystemMenu, but does not have some window-related items.
Taskbar status area. It’s a part of Windows taskbar next to the clock. ConEmu may show the TSA icon in several cases:
- Always show TSA icon option is checked.
- ConEmu is minimized to TSA, e.g. via Auto minimize to TSA or right click on the “Cross” button or Hide to TSA menu.
- ConEmu is minimized and option Don’t show ConEmu window on Taskbar is selected.
- ConEmu shows some warning message (e.g. about hotkey conflict). In the last case user should remove the reason of the warning to remove TSA icon.
It’s a key or combination, which is a part of some hotkeys.
You may select yours convinent combination (up to 3 keys) from Win, Ctrl, Alt, Shift and Apps.
Host keys examples: Win, CtrlAltShift, CtrlApps, and so on…
A key between
RightShift on the most of keyboards.
Buffer height of the RealConsole window may be much longer, than height of the visible area. ConEmu shows scrollbar (automatic or persistent) when BufferHeight is enabled. With only exception of Windows 7 you may switch BufferHeight mode by Win-S hotkey.
When several editors/viewers are opened in Far Manager - first tab represents panels, and rightwards tabs represents editor/viewer windows.
ConEmu’s working surfaces may be splitted into several panes.
When you type anything in your Shell prompt
and press key
Tab your shell use some heuristics to do auto-completion.
ConEmu do not handle ‘Tab completion’ because it completely depends on the shell you are using. But ConEmu is universal terminal where anyone may run any shell of their choice.
But you may read some recommendations about shell completion configuration.