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disable warning when pasting multiple lines

Copy pasting multiple lines in vim gives the following warning


Pasting multi-line text involves
sending <Enter> keypresses to console!


Disable it by doing

Settings -> Keys & Macro -> Paste ->
-> Confirm critical actions
-> Multi-line paste: avoid unexpected command execution by <Enter> keypress
-> uncheck

copy paste multiple lines

Settings -> Keys & Macro -> Paste ->
-> Pasting text behaviour (with exception of Far Manager)
-> Paste mode #2 (Shift+Insert)
-> Multi lines

solves | New lines lost when pasting into ipython




tags | conemu star an ssh session, specify startup directory for ssh

To start a git bash terminal

> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/bash.exe -l -i

To start two git bash terminals in two directories

> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju\dir1 "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/bash.exe -l -i

-cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju\dir2 "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/bash.exe -l -i

To start an ssh session

> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/ssh.exe username@server

To start an ssh session and go to a directory

> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/ssh.exe -t username@server "cd ~/dir1 && bash"

To name the tabs, add something like -cur_console:n:t:blah, -cur_console:n:t:“blah blah”. For example

> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/ssh.exe -t username@server "cd ~/dir1 && bash" -cur_console:n:t:"Tab name"

See also:- → search for “Task examples”

run task from command line

/C/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/GitHub/ConEmuPack/ConEmu.exe -run {taskname}


grouping windows for alt tab

tags | conemu alt tab, group tabs, club windows

If there are N conemu windows with M tabs in each (on average), the following setting will let you cycle through N icons instead of N*M icons.

Settings -> General -> Task bar -> Taskbar buttons -> Active console only (ConEmu window)

Sample use case 1:- I usually open a separate conemu window per “task” and multiple tabs within each window for a “subtask”.

Sample use case 2:- Say we are working on two machines (ex:- dev and uat). We can open two conemu windows for each of them. On each machine we can have three tabs pointing to three different directories, for example source code, input, and output. With the default settings, clicking on the conemu icon in the taskbar or alt+tab will show 6 conemu icons. But with the above setting, we will only see 2 icons.

See also:-

launch conemu windows

$ cat launch_windows.bat
REM Sample script to launch different conemu task windows.
REM You can either double click this file in file explorer or create a shortcut
REM to it on desktop and double click there.

REM start /B is like Linux's & (which backgrounds the jobs).
REM If you do not use it, then {task2} will be started only after all the
REM windows from {task1} are exited.
start /B cmd.exe /c ""C:\Program Files (x86)\GitHub\ConEmuPack\ConEmu.exe" -run {task1}"
start /B cmd.exe /c ""C:\Program Files (x86)\GitHub\ConEmuPack\ConEmu.exe" -run {task2}"
start /B cmd.exe /c ""C:\Program Files (x86)\GitHub\ConEmuPack\ConEmu.exe" -run {task3}"

cd /D "%~dp0"
start /B cmd.exe /c ""C:\Program Files (x86)\GitHub\ConEmuPack\ConEmu.exe" -Title notes -run @%cd%\task_notes.txt"

REM The launching shell remains open and has to be manually closed. Afterwards,
REM see if there is a way to close it automatically.

where task1, task2, task3 are the conemu tasks specified on the “Tasks” page of “Settings” dialog.

The task_notes.txt is a taskfile stored in the same directory as that of the batch script. It contains a list of tabs to be launched in a conemu window.

$ cat task_notes.txt
> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju\ideas "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/bash.exe -l -i -cur_console:n:t:"ideas"
> -cur_console:d:C:\Users\raju\thoughts "%ProgramFiles%\Git\git-cmd.exe" --no-cd --command=usr/bin/bash.exe -l -i -cur_console:n:t:"thoughts"

Ref:- - explains about the -run argument.

conemu_notes.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/23 21:53 by raju