I know that you can switch tabs with shift cmd [arrow key] in Mac Terminal, but it is painful to reach the arrow key. How can I change the default keybinding?
migrated from stackoverflow.com Aug 15 '10 at 21:09
You can change key bindings for almost all Cocoa apps in the system keyboard preference pane, including Terminal.app.
1: Install SIMBL (plugin enabler): http://www.culater.net/software/SIMBL/SIMBL.php
2: Install the TerminalTabSwitching.bundle
3: Restart the Terminal app, and enjoy
If you don't mind downloading new software, I recommend iTerm 2: http://www.iterm2.com/#/section/home
It not only allows rebinding keys almost arbitrarily plus fast switching between tabs with cmd+TabNumber (or your favorite meta key), but quite a few other nifty features as well.
(I would post a screen shot, but I'm new around here).
protected by nhinkle♦ Jun 28 '11 at 20:23
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