Xshell Tutorial

Managing the quick command sets

Last modified: Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:44 AM

You can assign frequently used text strings to quick commands to avoid repeated keyboard inputs and use simple mouse clicks to execute the commands. To display the Quick Commands toolbar, on the View menu, point Toolbars, and then click Quick Commands.

To create a new quick commands set:

  1. On the Tools menu, select Quick Command Sets.
    RESULT: Quick Command Sets dialog box opens up.
  2. Click New.
  3. Enter a name for the new Quick Command Set.
Note: To open the Quick Command Set dialog box, click on the arrow next to the Quick Command toolbar, and then select Browse.

To add a quick command to a quick command set:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Quick Command Sets.
    RESULT: Quick Command Sets dialog box opens up.
  2. Select a quick command set in which you want to add a button.
  3. Click Edit.
    RESULT: Edit Quick Command Set dialog box opens up.
  4. Select an empty Quick Command slot and click Edit.
    RESULT: Edit Quick Command dialog box opens up.
  5. Specify a name in Label, and frequently used text string in Text.
  6. Click OK.
  7. To add more commands, repeat steps 4-6.
  8. In Edit Quick Command Set dialog box, click OK.
Note: To edit the quick command set that is currently in use, on the Quick Commands toolbar, click the arrow button next to the Quick Command Sets icon, and then click Edit to open the Edit Quick Command Set dialog box.
In the Edit Quick Command Set dialog box , you can add, remove, edit the quick commands. Also, you can change the order it is displayed on the Quick Commands toolbar.

To list different quick command set on the Quick Commands toolbar:

  1. On the Quick Commands toolbar, click on the Quick Command icon in the front of the toolbar, and then from the list, select the one you want to use.
    RESULT: Quick commands of the selected quick command set are displayed next to the Quick Command Sets Button on the Quick Commands toolbar.

To select a quick command set that is displayed when a session starts:

  1. Open the Properties dialog box of a session.
  2. From the Category menu, click Advanced.
  3. Select a quick command set for the session.
  4. To add or edit the quick commands, click Edit.
  5. Click OK.