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Windows Terminal Status Updates #3600

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cinnamon-msft opened this issue Nov 15, 2019 · 4 comments
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Windows Terminal Status Updates #3600

cinnamon-msft opened this issue Nov 15, 2019 · 4 comments

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@cinnamon-msft cinnamon-msft commented Nov 15, 2019

This issue contains all of the status updates for Windows Terminal. This helps provide insight into where the project is at between releases.

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@cinnamon-msft cinnamon-msft commented Nov 15, 2019

October 25, 2019 Status

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Recent News / Releases

Terminal 1910 was released on Wednesday

  • Announced dynamic profiles and cascading settings
  • New tabs from WinUI

Terminal v0.6

  • These look very much like our original mockups from March :)

Terminal Mockup

Current Status

Plan for 1911 is in place

  • Accessibility improvements
  • Suppress application title
  • Progress on search functionality
  • UI tweaks
  • Bug fixes
  • (Fewer features because of Ignite)

Cascadia Code

  • Features currently in scope:
    • UFO conversion
    • Character extensions (Cyrillic, Greek, and Vietnamese)

Ignite Session

  • Carlos and Kayla are delivering a 45-minute breakout session at Ignite

Windows In-box Console/ConHost 20H1 Issues

Terminal 1911 Work

Terminal Roadmap

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November 15, 2019 Status

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Recent News / Releases

Terminal 1911 will be released in 2 weeks

  • Terminal 1911 (v0.7) was released to selfhosters yesterday and another version will be released next week. The release will go out to the public on Tuesday, 11/26
  • Features include:
    • Tab reordering
      • You can now rearrange your tabs within the Terminal window!
    • Panes
      • Opening multiple terminal sessions within the same tab is supported!
        • Terminal Panes
    • Bug fixes
      • Line endings when pasting is fixed!
      • Profiles without starting directories won’t crash!
      • Using Alt+Arrow-Keys won’t print extra characters!

Ignite session

Current Status

Planning for 1912 will occur on Monday, 11/18

  • We're planning to be feature complete in 1912

Cascadia Code

  • Additional features that have been approved:
    • UFO conversion
    • Character extensions (Cyrillic, Greek, and Vietnamese)
    • Aaron (our font designer) has a draft PR in covering both the UFO conversion and character extensions

Terminal 1911 Work

Terminal Roadmap

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December 5, 2019 Status

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Recent News / Releases

Terminal v0.7 was released on Tuesday 11/26

  • Features included:
    • Tab reordering
    • Panes (multiple terminal windows within the same tab)
    • Suppress application title (custom tab titles)
    • Bug fixes
      • Copying and pasting works better now :)

Terminal v0.8 is scheduled for 1/7

  • Planned features include:
    • Search (below are mockups)
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    • Accessibility improvements
    • VT mouse mode
    • Tab sizing (below are mockups)
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    • Servicing releases are scheduled for before the holidays
      • Bug fixes!

Cascadia Code

  • https://github.com/microsoft/cascadia-code/releases
  • New versions include:
    • Cascadia Code
      • Base version, includes coding ligatures, new version includes character tweaks
    • Cascadia Mono
      • Does not include coding ligatures
    • Cascadia Code PL
      • Base version with powerline glyphs
    • Cascadia Mono PL
      • No coding ligatures, with powerline glyphs
    • The newest base version of Cascadia Code was shipped inside the v0.7 Terminal release

Community News

Node+JS Interactive

  • Kayla is going to Node+JS Interactive in Montreal from December 10 - 12
  • Demo/Labs on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) and Terminal
  • 20 minute lightning talk: The New Command Line Experience on Windows

Terminal 1912 Work

Terminal Roadmap

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@cinnamon-msft cinnamon-msft commented Jan 10, 2020

January 9, 2020 Status

Recent News / Releases

Terminal v0.8 will be released on Tuesday 1/14

  • Release candidate is going out to internal Microsoft employees today
  • Features include:
    • Search
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    • Tab sizing
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    • Retro-style CRT effects (experimental feature)
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      (font used is PxPlus IBM VGA8 from https://int10h.org/oldschool-pc-fonts/)
    • Enhanced panes and tabs key bindings
      • You can now specify a profile to open using custom key bindings
      • Ex:
        { "command": { "action": "newTab", "profile": "Ubuntu" }, "keys": [ "ctrl+shift+u" ] }
    • Custom default settings
      • You can now apply one setting to all of your profiles in your profiles.json file
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Terminal v0.8 Work

Terminal v0.9 Work

Terminal Roadmap

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