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My Windows Terminal Preview settings.json File
// This file was initially generated by Windows Terminal Preview 1.1.1812.0
// It should still be usable in newer versions, but newer versions might have additional
// settings, help text, or changes that you will not see unless you clear this file
// and let us generate a new one for you.
// To view the default settings, hold "alt" while clicking on the "Settings" button.
// For documentation on these settings, see:
"$schema": "",
"defaultProfile": "{574e775e-4f2a-5b96-ac1e-a2962a402336}",
// You can add more global application settings here.
// To learn more about global settings, visit
// If enabled, selections are automatically copied to your clipboard.
"copyOnSelect": false,
// If enabled, formatted data is also copied to your clipboard
"copyFormatting": false,
// Launch maximized
"launchMode": "maximized",
// A profile specifies a command to execute paired with information about how it should look and feel.
// Each one of them will appear in the 'New Tab' dropdown,
// and can be invoked from the commandline with `wt.exe -p xxx`
// To learn more about profiles, visit
// Put settings here that you want to apply to all profiles.
// Make changes here to the powershell.exe profile.
"guid": "{61c54bbd-c2c6-5271-96e7-009a87ff44bf}",
"name": "Windows PowerShell",
"commandline": "powershell.exe -nologo",
"hidden": false,
"backgroundImage" : "C:/Users/ctrlb/Documents/WindowsPowerShell/avatar.png",
"backgroundImageOpacity" : 0.55,
"backgroundImageStretchMode": "none",
"backgroundImageAlignment" : "bottomRight",
"colorScheme": "retrowave"
"guid": "{61c54bbd-c2c6-5271-96e7-009a87ff44be}",
"name": "SQL2016",
"tabTitle": "SQL2016",
"commandline": "powershell.exe -NoProfile -NoExit -Command Enter-PSSession -ComputerName sql2016",
"hidden": false,
"backgroundImage" : "C:/Users/ctrlb/Documents/WindowsPowerShell/avatar.png",
"backgroundImageOpacity" : 0.55,
"backgroundImageStretchMode": "none",
"backgroundImageAlignment" : "bottomRight",
"icon": "C:/Users/ctrlb/Documents/WindowsPowerShell/avatar.png"
// Make changes here to the cmd.exe profile.
"guid": "{0caa0dad-35be-5f56-a8ff-afceeeaa6101}",
"name": "Command Prompt",
"commandline": "cmd.exe",
"hidden": false
"guid": "{b453ae62-4e3d-5e58-b989-0a998ec441b8}",
"hidden": false,
"name": "Azure Cloud Shell",
"source": "Windows.Terminal.Azure"
"guid": "{574e775e-4f2a-5b96-ac1e-a2962a402336}",
"hidden": false,
"name": "PowerShell",
"source": "Windows.Terminal.PowershellCore",
"colorScheme": "retrowave",
"backgroundImage" : "C:/Users/ctrlb/Documents/WindowsPowerShell/avatar.png",
"backgroundImageOpacity" : 0.55,
"backgroundImageStretchMode": "none",
"backgroundImageAlignment" : "bottomRight",
"icon": "C:/Users/ctrlb/Documents/WindowsPowerShell/logo.png"
// Add custom color schemes to this array.
// To learn more about color schemes, visit
// Add custom color schemes to this array
"schemes": [
// this theme created and commented for powershell
// based off of 1984 unbolded vs code theme
"name" : "retrowave",
// entire background
"background" : "#070825",
// default text
"foreground" : "#46BDFF",
//quoted values
"cyan" : "#df81fc",
// commands
"brightYellow" : "#ffffff",
// parameters
"brightBlack" : "#FF16B0",
// tokens like if, true, false
"brightGreen" : "#fcee54",
"green" : "#929292",
"brightRed" : "#f85353",
// attributes like ValueFromPipeline or ::Whatever
"brightWhite" : "#ffffff",
// other or unknown
"blue" : "#46BDFF",
"brightBlue" : "#46BDFF",
"brightCyan" : "#ff901f",
"brightPurple" : "#FF92DF",
"purple" : "#FF92DF",
"red" : "#FF16B0",
"white" : "#FFFFFF",
"black" : "#181A1F",
"yellow" : "#fcee54"
// Add custom keybindings to this array.
// To unbind a key combination from your defaults.json, set the command to "unbound".
// To learn more about keybindings, visit
// Copy and paste are bound to Ctrl+Shift+C and Ctrl+Shift+V in your defaults.json.
// These two lines additionally bind them to Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.
// To learn more about selection, visit
{ "command": {"action": "copy", "singleLine": false }, "keys": "ctrl+c" },
{ "command": "paste", "keys": "ctrl+v" },
// Press Ctrl+Shift+F to open the search box
{ "command": "find", "keys": "ctrl+shift+f" },
// Press Alt+Shift+D to open a new pane.
// - "split": "auto" makes this pane open in the direction that provides the most surface area.
// - "splitMode": "duplicate" makes the new pane use the focused pane's profile.
// To learn more about panes, visit
{ "command": { "action": "splitPane", "split": "auto", "splitMode": "duplicate" }, "keys": "alt+shift+d" }
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DamagedDingo commented Aug 10, 2021

I've been using this for a while and wanted to say thanks.

I also use this background that I created if anyone wants to use it. Just remember to add padding of 36 and set to fill.

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potatoqualitee commented Aug 10, 2021

ha! awesome background, @DamagedDingo! thank you for sharing

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