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ctrl + D closes an iterm2 window. Where's this option to disable it? I can't find it in preferences->keys or preferences->general.

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Control-D is EOF (End of file). Searching for shell closure on end of term might help. (Not sure since I have no OS/X to test it with). – Hennes Aug 24 '12 at 12:22
@Hennes I didn't know that. I've set a zsh option (ignoreeof) so the shell won't close for me when I accidentally hit it. Thanks for the tip! – simont Aug 24 '12 at 12:42
Let me move it to an answer so we can close this question. :) – Hennes Aug 24 '12 at 15:24
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Control-D is EOF (End of file). Sending end of file to a shell session usually closes the shell.

You can set IGNOREEOF to force the user to type exit or logout instead of just pressing ^D.

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