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Is it possible that when a new console window is started the command prompt and content of ConEmu is bottom aligned?

I mean, once the window is filled, ConEmu naturally becomes bottom aligned until you clear the screen, then the prompt moves to the top again.

Is there a way to always have the prompt at the bottom?

The reason I ask for this feature is because I just got an external, vertical monitor and when the console is clear, the prompt is too high.

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That is your shell (not defined in question) but not a terminal issue.

Actually, I can't understand why console users are not using Far Manager. It behaves exactly you wish from the box.

Well, if you want to change behavior of cmd.exe you may use ANSI sequences.

1) Run you shell on ConEmu startup

cmd /k prompt $e[9999E$p$g & title cmd

Task configuration

Choose task for start up

2) Enjoy

Prompt at the bottom

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I don't know how Far Manager works. I don't even know how to enable it. Based on the screenshots, I thought it's a file manager plugin. Anyway, I tried cls1.cmd twice. Once with @echo %e%[2J%e%[9999E and once with @echo \x1B[2J\x1B[9999E. Both times the file was in my %ConEmuBaseDir%. I put cmd / k cls1.cmd & doskey cls=cls1.cmd in startup command line. I restarted ConEmu and prompt still starts at the top... –  MK Safi Sep 12 '13 at 17:06
    
I said "REAL ESC" character! Your "\x1B" it's not a character. Also, www.farmanager.com –  Maximus Sep 12 '13 at 17:20
    
You may see examples in RenameTab.cmd and SetProgress.cmd files. –  Maximus Sep 12 '13 at 17:52
    
After looking at RenameTab.cmd, I found an ESC character and I copied it and placed it as instructed in cls1.cmd. Then I retried everything. It still doesn't work... –  MK Safi Sep 12 '13 at 18:27
    
That means you doing something wrong. Recheck your actions. Show screenshots and cmd file. –  Maximus Sep 12 '13 at 18:35

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