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I tend to have several windows open in tmux at once. I also automatically name them according to which task I'm working on. As such, I am running out of room for the labels of my tmux windows. Is there any way to configure the tmux bar to be 2 rows tall and fill both rows with the window names?

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As far as I know, there isn't. However, here are two alternatives:

  1. Use multiple sessions. Each task could have its own session, or you might find a logical way to divide your tasks among a smaller number of sessions. The choose-session (by default, Ctrl-As) command can be used to switch quickly among them.

  2. The choose-window (Ctrl-Aw) command provides a convenient interface to list and select windows from a vertical menu.

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Remember the default mode key is Ctrl-B, unless it has been changed recently. I use `Ctrl-\` myself. – paradroid Nov 7 '12 at 22:21

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