Keyboard shortcuts for Terminator


Terminator is a terminal emulator for Linux. It allows you to use tabs and panes effectively. Furthermore, an important feature is the plentiful collection of keyboard shortcuts.

In the following, I list the most important Terminator shortcut keys. The most useful ones are highligted:

CTRL+Shift+O Used to split terminals horizontally
CTRL+Shift+E It will split terminals vertically
CTRL+Shift+ This shortcut is used to move parent drag bar right
CTRL+Shift+ Used to move parent drag bar left
CTRL+Shift+ It will move parent drag bar up
CTRL+Shift+ Used to move parent drag bar down
CTRL+Shift+S It will hide or show scroll bar
CTRL+Shift+F This shortcut is used to search within terminal scroll back
CTRL+Shift+N or CTRL+Tab It will move to the next terminal within the same tab. If cycle_term_tab is false, the cycle within the same tab will be disabled.
CTRL+Page Down Used to move to the next tab
CTRL+Shift+P or CTRL+Shift+Tab This shortcut is used to move to the previous terminal within the same tab
CTRL+Page Down Used to move to the previous tab
Alt+ It will move to the terminal above the current one
Alt+ Move to the terminal below the current one
Alt+ Used to move to the terminal left of the current one
Alt+ This shortcut is used to move to the terminal right of the current one
CTRL+Shift+C Used to copy the selected text to clipboard
CTRL+Shift+V It helps to paste clipboard text
CTRL+Shift+W It will close the current terminal
CTRL+Shift+Q Used to quit terminator
CTRL+Shift+X It will toggle between showing all terminals and only showing the current one
CTRL+Shift+Z Used to toggle between showing all terminals and only showing a scales version of the current one
CTRL+Shift+T Open a new tab
CTRL+Page Down Used to move to the next tab
CTRL+Page Up It will move to the previous tab
CTRL+Shift+Page Down Helps to swap tab position with next tab
CTRL+Shift+Page Up Used to swap tab position with the previous tab
CTRL++ This shortcut is used to increase font size
CTRL+ Used to decrease the font size
CTRL+ It will restore font size to the original setting
F11 Helps to toggle full screen
CTRL+Shift+R Used to reset terminal state
CTRL+Shift+G It will reset terminal state and clear window
Super+T Used to group all terminals in the current tab so input sent to one of them and goes to all terminals in the current tab
Super+Shift+T it will remove grouping from all terminals in the current tab
CTRL+Shift+I This shortcut is used to open a new window
Super+I Used to Spawn a new Terminator process

You might also want to check out the Bash shortcut keys that may be used inside the terminal.


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