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Setting Tab Titles

Anonymous
2011-05-27
2013-06-12

  • Anonymous
    2011-05-27

    Does anyone know how to set the name of the tab to the hostname of the machine after ssh into it?

     
  • Kirill
    Kirill
    2011-05-28

    Tony,

    if you mean "automatically" (for example, as some Unix terminals do), then it's impossible unless you teach ssh to update console's title.

    If you mean "manually" (as in couple-clicks-with-some-typing), then you can use Edit > Rename tab or corresponing hot key. Note that Console Settings > Appearance has couple checkboxes that affect how well Rename tab works - you need to uncheck Use console window title, and you might want to uncheck Show command in tabs. I've also noticed that when you rename the tab *some* things may need to happen before the title actually updated.

    Hope it helps a bit.

    • Kirill
     
  • jason404
    jason404
    2011-06-03

    I'm not sure if I am understanding your query, but you can use<code> TITLE %COMPUTERNAME%</code> when the option to use Console windows title for tabs is set.