Commit f2f35645 authored by Kurt Hindenburg's avatar Kurt Hindenburg
Browse files

Update manual and misc doc updates

Update remote tab tokens; remove outdated dbus comment.
parent cc6f09b2
Use CheckXML to verify the file is valid XML
Use meinproc4 to create an HTML version.
Use meinproc5 to create an HTML version for local viewing.
Remember to update the date and releaseinfo when you want the the translators
to see the new version.
......@@ -38,14 +38,14 @@
<releaseinfo>Applications 16.04</releaseinfo>
<releaseinfo>Applications 16.08</releaseinfo>
<abstract><para>&konsole; is &kde;'s terminal emulator.</para></abstract>
......@@ -961,16 +961,26 @@ These changes can be made permanent by editing the current profile.
&konsole; will substitute these tokens:
&konsole; will substitute these tokens for local tabs:
<itemizedlist mark='opencircle'>
<listitem><para>%n : program name</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%d : current directory (short)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%D : current directory (long)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%h : local host (short)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%u : user name</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%w : window title set by shell</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%# : session number</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%u : user name</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%h : local host or remote host (short)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%H : remote host (long)</para></listitem>
&konsole; will substitute these tokens for remote tabs:
<itemizedlist mark='opencircle'>
<listitem><para>%c : current program</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%h : remote host (short)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%H : remote host (long)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%u : user name</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%U : user name@ (if given)</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%w : window title set by shell</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>%# : session number</para></listitem>
......@@ -1235,7 +1245,6 @@ will display the &DBus; interface for &konsole;.
<option>org.kde.konsole /Windows/1</option>
will display methods for controlling window 1.
<note><para>/Konsole was previously used for controlling the first window, which is a design mistake. Please do not use it for that purpose anymore, and consider updating existing scripts.</para></note>
Konsole's interface ( particularly the menus and settings ) have
changed in KDE 4. These are notes on what needs to be covered
in the handbook and somewhere to draft a layout for the documentation.
-- Robert Knight (
khindenburg - Aug 2008
The handbook has been updated to trunk/ which will be 4.2.
The menus and command-line options are correct.
There is room for more information which could include some of the ideas below.
Also a FAQ section needs to be added.
Consider adding link to updated Handbook on
Consider what to do with
- What is Konsole?
- What is a terminal?
- How can I learn to use the terminal?
-> Information on more beginner-friendly shells such as Fish
-> Basic introduction?
-> Links to beginners tutorial for Bash shell
-> Links to information on scripting languages
-> Links to information on Vim, Emacs etc.
- ( Konsole features )?
- A brief list of useful features in Konsole with links
to the appropriate section of the handbook.
Basic Usage
- Creating new tabs
- Creating new windows
- Closing a tab or window
- Input
- Keyboard
- Mouse
- Opening links and email addresses
- Edit actions
- Copy and Paste
- Tab titles and renaming the tab
- Copying input to all tabs
- Scrolling
- Scrolling output
- With the mouse
- With the keyboard
- Clearing the display
- Clearing the current display only
- Clearing everything
- Changing the scroll-back size
- Searching output
- Saving output
- View actions
- Changing the text size temporarily
- Splitting the view
- Uses of split view
- What happens when the view is split?
- How to split the view: Left/Right , Top/Bottom
- Closing (unsplitting) the view: Close active view, close others
- Changing the size of the views
- Using the mouse
- Using the keyboard shortcuts
- Monitoring for silence or activity
- Hiding the menu bar
- Full screen mode
- Entering into and exiting from
- Moving a tab between windows
- Bookmarks
- Creating a new bookmark
- Bookmarking a set of tabs as a folder
- Local vs SSH bookmarks
Konsole Setup : Profiles
- What is a profile
- Changing the current profile in a tab
- Editing the current profile
- General
- Name
- Command
- Working directory
- Icon
- Environment editor
- The $TERM environment variable
- Menu Bar display
- Tabs
- Tab titles
- Local vs Remote
- Inserting dynamic elementss
- Tab bar position
- Tab bar display mode
- Color Schemes and Fonts
- Choosing and previewing a color scheme
- Changing the text size
- Changing the font
(Link -> Color Schemes)
- Scrollback
- Scroll back types ( none , fixed line count , unlimited )
- Scroll bar position
- Keyboard Setup
- Choosing a keyboard binding
(Link -> Keyboard Bindings)
- Advanced
- Managing profiles
- Creating new profiles
- Creating a new session from a profile
- Editing existing profiles
- Removing profiles
- Favorite profiles
- Profile shortcuts
Color Schemes
- Creating new color schemes
- The color palette
- Changing a color
- Transparent color schemes
-> Transparency requirements
- Randomly varied background colors
- Editing existing color schemes
- Removing color schemes
Keyboard Bindings
- Creating a new keyboard binding
- Editing key binding entries
- Key sequence specification
- Output specification
- Escape characters
- Adding a new key binding
- Removing a key binding
- Testing key bindings
- Editing existing bindings
- Removing bindings
Supports Markdown
0% or .
You are about to add 0 people to the discussion. Proceed with caution.
Finish editing this message first!
Please register or to comment