by October 9, 2011on
For all of you that don’t know Console2: it’s a Windows console replacement that among others includes support for multiple tabs, text-editor like selection, transparency and configurable fonts.
The following configuration example is heavily inspired by Scott Hanselman’s great blog post about Console2 and slightly modified to my own preference. The following points are a few recommendations on how to configure Console2:
Edit → Settings
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%comspec% /k "D:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC\vsvarsall.bat"
D:\msysgit\bin\sh.exe --login -i
If you intend to use Console2 with git, I would recommend to not modify your default font color unlike Scott Hanselman suggests. With a modified font color you will loose the shell coloring git provides i.e. on using commands like