Windows Terminal tips and tricks

Rename a tab

You can right click on a tab and select Rename Tab to rename a tab for that terminal session. Clicking this option in the context menu will change your tab title into a text field, where you can then edit the title. If you'd like to set the tab title for that profile for every terminal instance, you can learn more in the Tab title tutorial.

Windows Terminal tab rename

Color a tab

You can right click on a tab and select Color... to color the tab for that terminal session. You can select from a predefined list of colors or you can click Custom... to pick any color using the color picker or the RGB/HSV or hex fields.

Windows Terminal tab color

Tip

Use the hex field to set your tab to the same color as your background color for a seamless look.

Zoom with the mouse

You can zoom the text window of Windows Terminal by holding ctrl and scrolling. The zoom will persist for that terminal session. If you want to change your font size, you can learn more about the font size feature on the Profile settings page.

Adjust background opacity with the mouse

You can adjust the opacity of the background by holding ctrl+shift and scrolling. The opacity will persist for that terminal session. If you want to change your acrylic opacity for a profile, you can learn more about acrylic background effects on the Profile settings page.