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Tab context menu "New console..." should always open a dialog #1484

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madig opened this Issue Mar 20, 2018 · 2 comments

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madig commented Mar 20, 2018

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ConEmu build: 180318 x64
OS version: Windows 10 v1709 x64
Used shell version: Powershell, cmd.exe

Problem description

When right-clicking the tab bar and selecting "New console...", it will by default just open a new default console. A "..." indicates that the user can expect a dialog (see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dn742392(v=vs.85).aspx -> "Using ellipsis").

This confused me a few times and I found it hard to discover how to open a non-default shell. Please either default to opening the dialog or remove the ellipsis if the settings say do-not-confirm.

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Maximus5 commented Mar 20, 2018

I think the behavior of this menu item shall replicate the same item from [+] toolbar button.

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@Maximus5 Maximus5 moved this from To Do to In progress in ConEmu Mar 20, 2018

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Maximus5 commented Mar 20, 2018

Related: gh-701

I decided to rename all items to "New console dialog..." so they will work equally regardless confirmation setting

@Maximus5 Maximus5 closed this Mar 31, 2018

ConEmu automation moved this from In progress to Done Mar 31, 2018

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