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How to make several console windows in one tab from task file? I want to make a grid 2x2 of consoles in one tab. I can do it by hands when create new consoles and select "To right" or "To bottom" options. But I want it to be created automatically on start up. Option "autosave/restore opened tasks" is unabled for some reason. So the only way is to create it in task. So, how can I create 2x2 grid in task?

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This is your task contents. Checked in ConEmu build 120909.

>cmd -cur_console:n
cmd -cur_console:s1TVn
cmd -cur_console:s1THn
cmd -cur_console:s2THn

This is an example. Splitting in ConEmu may be as complex as you want, any configurations with any proportions are possible. Read project wiki for more information about -new_console and -cur_console switches.

To run all that without creating new Task

There is /cmdlist ConEmu.exe's switch.

Usage example for shortcut contents (on desktop, for example):

ConEmu -cmdlist cmd -cur_console:fn ||| cmd -cur_console:s1TVn ||| cmd -cur_console:s1THn ||| cmd -cur_console:s2THn

Need to run that from another cmd file? Here is consoles.cmd example:

start ConEmu -cmdlist cmd -cur_console:fn ^|^|^| cmd -cur_console:s1TVn ^|^|^| cmd -cur_console:s1THn ^|^|^| cmd -cur_console:s2THn
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It worked, thank you. –  doom123 Sep 14 '12 at 8:14
Can you tell me how to execute this command? I have tried and this is what I get. I have the latest build. –  arin Feb 1 '13 at 19:38
The key word is "Task". Why you trying to run this from already started shell? Setup Tasks. –  Maximus Feb 1 '13 at 20:04
@Maximus I had the impression that this was a shell command. Thanks. –  arin Feb 4 '13 at 14:00
@arin You may use this from shell too, but that need -new_console:... instead of -cur_console –  Maximus Feb 4 '13 at 16:03

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