Terminology 1.7.0 Release

  • 2020-05-10 - by Boris Faure
“The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them.” ― Saint Francis de Sales

Quite a lot has been done during the early months of 2020 and Terminology 1.7.0 is complete. Work has mostly been on tabs and splits and how to interact with them. There are also some improvements and fixes, and improved translations as can be seen in the detailed change log below:

  • Terminology is packaged on the snapstore at https://snapcraft.io/terminology
  • Add THEME.md, a documentation file on theming Terminology
  • Drag tabs to reorder them
  • Dragging tabs outside the tab bar can be used to create new splits or tabs
  • Add Croatian translation
  • Handle escape code used to display terminal program and version
  • Set environment variables TERM_PROGRAM and TERM_PROGRAM_VERSION
  • Memory accounting of the backlogs. Seen under the Behavior tab on the

Settings panel

  • Handle escape codes to stack titles
  • tyls: add icon for flac files
  • Update the mild-based themes to be on-par feature-wise with the default


  • Tab selector shows background color
  • Controls panel is hidden when creating new tab or split
  • Enable Grouped Input from the Controls panel
  • Show special icon on tab when using Grouped Input
  • Add option to decide whether Grouped input goes to all tabs or only

visible ones

  • Improve email/links detection when surrounded with special characters
  • Remove link underline when the link disappears
  • Share translucent/opacity setting across all instances
  • Use a default icon of each tab on the Settings toolbar
  • Update French, German, Italian and Serbian translations
  • Removed video settings
  • Handle invalid values on OSC escape codes
  • Better handle reads and writes on EINTR/EAGAIN
Terminology 1.7.0 XZ 88f5bc6e5d10cce1e38447a4984be88943b3d7ecbe24a83d7d8c246ea6b00a87
In action

Some of those features can be seen on the video below:

Social Media

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