Both Stable and Preview Versions of Windows Terminal received updates with a number of improvements in the categories Usability, Reliability, and JSON Schema. The new updates can be installed from GitHub or using the Microsoft Store app. Windows Terminal v1.18.2822.0 brings fixes for Tab, hovering issue, crashes during some operations, allowEmpty, and many more. In the same way, Preview v1.19.2831.0 includes almost the same bug fixes.
These developer tools are regularly updated on GitHub and served through Store and the website. You can download the current version of the both the utilities from the bottom of this post.
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Windows Terminal v1.18.2822.0 and Windows Terminal Preview v1.19.2831.0 improvements and fixes
Here is the changelog:
Windows Terminal v1.18.2822.0
- Pulling a tab when you have startupActions set no longer results in unforeseen behavior.
- This terminal version will no longer display dialog boxes over the top of menus when you close the window.
- Hovering over a file:// URI will no longer show “Invalid URL”.
- Tab functions (such as dragging, indexing, and switching) are protected against crashes.
- In theory, the current version has resolved a crash related to “threading and callbacks are hard”.
- The allowEmpty parameter now has the accurate default value.
- Windows Terminal v1.18.2822.0 has transitioned to a new build pipeline, and Windows-integrated builds now include a comprehensive SBOM.
- A greater number of constituent components now incorporate Control Flow Guard.
Windows Terminal Preview v1.19.2831.0
- In the current preview version of Terminal, “Always close when process exits” works again.
- In Windows Terminal Preview v1.19.2831.0, tearing out a tab when you have startupActions set no longer results in unexpected behavior.
- The utility will no longer show dialog boxes over top of menus when you close the terminal window.
- When you hover over a file:// URI “Invalid URL” will no longer appear.
- Tab operations (switching, dragging, indexing) have been protected from crashing.
- Terminal no longer experiences issues when custom themes without a tab entry are used.
- searchForText actions without a query URL no longer cause a crash when you open the command palette.
- We have completely eliminated a rare crash that occurred on Windows 10 when creating a new window.
- In theory, we resolved a “threading and callbacks are hard” crash.
- The allowEmpty parameter now possesses the accurate default value.
- The terminal has transitioned to a new build pipeline, and Windows-integrated builds now include a comprehensive SBOM.
- An increased number of our constituent components are now built with Control Flow Guard.
Windows Terminal v1.18.2822.0:
Windows Terminal Preview v1.19.2831.0: