Chapter 2: Learning the Windows Terminal UI

Windows Terminal has a rich user interface (UI) for managing shells, including PowerShell and the command prompt, and supports both mouse usage and keyboard shortcuts. In this chapter, we'll take a look at the capabilities of the Windows Terminal UI and learn how to use it efficiently.

As Windows Terminal is primarily about the command line and keyboard, it supports an extensive and flexible keyboard shortcut system. When discussing keyboard shortcuts in this chapter, we will cover the default keyboard shortcuts available and the rationale for choosing these keys. However, these keyboard shortcuts are configurable and can be rebound to different keys, a topic we'll cover in Chapter 6, Setting up keyboard ...

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