Windows Terminal Preview v0.10 Release

Kayla Cinnamon

Welcome to the v0.10 release of the Windows Terminal! As always, you can install the Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store or download the package from the GitHub releases page. Let’s dive into what’s new!

Mouse Input

The Terminal now supports mouse input in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) applications as well as Windows applications that use virtual terminal (VT) input. This means applications such as tmux and Midnight Commander will recognize when you click on items in the Terminal window! If an application is in mouse mode, you can hold down shift to make a selection instead of sending VT input.

Image terminal mouse support blog

Settings Update

Duplicate Pane

You can now open a new pane with a duplicate profile of the pane that is in focus. This can be done by adding "splitMode": "duplicate" to the "splitPane" command list in your key bindings. This key binding will duplicate the profile, but you can add other options such as "commandline", "index", "startingDirectory", and "tabTitle". If you’d like to read more about these key binding options, you can check out this blog post.

{"keys": ["ctrl+shift+d"], "command": {"action": "splitPane", "split": "auto", "splitMode": "duplicate"}}

Image terminal duplicate tab

Bug Fixes

πŸ› The text behavior when it reflows on resizing of the window is significantly improved!

πŸ› The borders when using dark theme aren’t white anymore!

πŸ› If you have the taskbar auto-hidden and your Terminal is maximized, the taskbar now appears when you mouse over the bottom of the screen.

πŸ› Azure Cloud Shell can now run PowerShell, accept mouse input, and follow the desired shell of your choice.

πŸ› Touchpad and touchscreen scrolling now moves at a normal pace.

Top Contributors

Our community has done a fantastic job of staying involved and we’d like to recognize those who went above and beyond for this release!

Contributors Who Opened the Most Non-Duplicate Issues

πŸ† greg904

πŸ† keithn

πŸ† grubba

Contributors Who Created the Most Merged Pull Requests

πŸ† german-one

πŸ† KevinAIreland

πŸ† greg904

πŸ† rpunt

πŸ† adyprajwal

Contributors Who Provided the Most Comments on Pull Requests

πŸ† greg904

πŸ† jsoref

πŸ† german-one


We’d like to give you an update on our roadmap so you know what to expect in the coming months! Currently, we are fixing bugs to prepare for the release of v1. Windows Terminal v1 will be released in May. After that, we’re planning to have the next update release in June in order to continue with our monthly ship cycle. Our releases will continue to be on both the Microsoft Store and GitHub!

Come Say Hello!

As always, if you have any questions or feedback, feel free to reach out to Kayla (@cinnamon_msft) on Twitter. If you have any feature requests or find any bugs, please file them on our GitHub repository. We hope you like this release of the Windows Terminal preview and we’ll chat with you soon!


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  • Lachlan Picking 0

    The borders when using dark theme aren’t white anymore!

    They still are for me. I tried changing the theme from dark to light and back again but it didn’t help.

    • Martynas Prokopas 0

      Same, all split borders are white.

      • Martynas Prokopas 0

        It seems that split borders are following Windows App theme when you launch it. Changing theme in profiles.json has no effect on split border color.

  • Dustin Schultz 0

    Are there any plans to add support for Serial connections? Most of my CLI work is done over USB to RJ-45 console cables.

  • Toby 0

    Wait, mouse and track-pad scroll is supposed to be working already?!?

    Both of these have been, and still are, broken for me since day one (touch screen scroll works).
    It’s the one last real issue I have with the terminal, (Its brilliant otherwise!! ✨)

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