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Commands
Sessions
Windows
Help
Scrolling
Copy/paste
Panes
Windows
Detach/attach
Niceties
Attribute/colors
Colors
Attributes
Variables

Commands

$ tmux
  -u        # UTF8 mode
  -S ~/.tmux.socket

Sessions

$ tmux new
$ tmux new -s session_name

$ tmux attach # Default session
$ tmux attach -t session_name

$ tmux switch -t session_name

$ tmux ls     # List sessions

$ tmux detach

Windows

$ tmux new-window

Help

C-b ?

Scrolling

C-b [       # Enter scroll mode then press up and down

Copy/paste

C-b [       # 1. Enter scroll mode first.
Space       # 2. Start selecting and move around.
Enter       # 3. Press enter to copy.
C-b ]       # Paste

Panes

C-b %       # vert
C-b "       # horiz
C-b hkjl    # navigation
C-b HJKL    # resize
C-b o       # next window
C-b q       # show pane numbers
C-b x       # close pane

C-b { or }  # move windows around

Windows

C-b c       # New window
C-b 1       # Go to window 1
C-b n       # Go to next window
C-b p       # Go to previous window
C-b w       # List all window

Detach/attach

C-b d       # Detach
C-b ( )     # Switch through sessions
$ tmux attach

Niceties

C-b t    # Time

Status formats

setw -g window-status-format `#[fg=8,bg=default]#I`

See message-command-style in the man page.

Attribute/colors

| #[fg=1] | standard color | | #[fg=yellow] | yellow | | #[bold] | bold | | #[fg=colour240] | 256 color | | #[fg=default] | default | | #[fg=1,bg=2] | combinations | | #[default] | reset |

Colors

Attributes

Variables

| #(date) | shell command | | #I | window index | | #S | session name | | #W | window name | | #F | window flags | | #H | Hostname | | #h | Hostname, short | | #D | pane id | | #P | pane index | | #T | pane title |

Options

set -g status-justify [left|centre|right]
set -g status-left '...'

setw -g window-status-style
setw -g window-status-activity-style
setw -g window-status-bell-style
setw -g window-status-content-style
setw -g window-status-current-style
setw -g window-status-last-style

setw -g window-status-format
setw -g window-status-current-format

setw -g window-status-separator