Terminal Guide

Change Window title

ESC1B ]5D 232 ;3b text ESC1B \5C
urxvt
xterm
vte
TODO
konsole
TODO

Set the window title of the terminal

If title mode 0 (see set title mode) is set text is expect to be hex encoded (i.e. utf 8 with each code unit further encoded with two hex digets)

If title mode 2 (see set title mode) is set or the terminal is setup for unconditional utf-8 titles text is interpreted as utf-8. Else text is interpreted as latin1.

urxvt ( ✔ )

🛈 urxvt interprets text in the current input encoding.

xterm ( ✔ )

🛈 Only works when AllowTitleOps is set (default) 🛈 Maximum title length is 1024 🛈 non printable characters are replaced with '?'

vte ( )

🛈 vte unconditionally accepts utf8.