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File | Settings | Terminal


Use this dialog to specify settings for the embedded local terminal.



Before you start working with terminal, make sure that Terminal plugin is enabled.

The plugin is bundled with IntelliJ IDEA and activated by default. If not, enable the plugin as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

Item Description
Default shell Specify the shell that will run by default.
Tab name Specify the default name of a new session tab. Note that a session tab can be renamed.
Close session when it ends If this check box is selected, the current session ends automatically, when the corresponding process ends (by kill, by pressing , etc.)
Audible bell If this check box is selected, the console plays the bell sound on incoming escape sequence.
Mouse reporting If this check box is selected, the embedded local terminal supports mouse pointer.
Copy to clipboard on selection If this check box is selected, the text selected in the Terminal, is automatically passed to the system clipboard.
Paste on middle mouse button click If this check box is selected, you can paste the clipboard contents by clicking the middle mouse button.
13.1+Override IDE shortcuts If this check box is selected (this is the default setting), the Terminal tool window handles keyboard shortcuts differently from IntelliJ IDEA.
If this check box is cleared, the IntelliJ IDEA key bindings are used.

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