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wezterm cli list

Run wezterm cli list --help to see more help

Lists the set of windows, tabs and panes that are being managed.

The default output is tabular:

$ wezterm cli list
    0     0      0 default   80x24 wezterm cli list  -- wez@foo:~ file://foo/home/wez/

Each row describes a pane. The meaning of the fields are:

  • WINID - the window id of the window that contains the pane
  • TABID - the tab id of the tab that contains the pane
  • PANEID - the pane id
  • WORKSPACE - the workspace that the pane is associated with
  • SIZE - the dimensions of the pane, measured in terminal cell columns x rows
  • TITLE - the pane title
  • CWD - the current working directory associated with the pane
Since: Version 20220624-141144-bd1b7c5d

The functionality described in this section requires version 20220624-141144-bd1b7c5d of wezterm, or a more recent version.

You may request JSON output:

$ wezterm cli list --format json
    "window_id": 0,
    "tab_id": 0,
    "pane_id": 0,
    "workspace": "default",
    "size": {
      "rows": 24,
      "cols": 80
    "title": "wezterm cli list --format json -- wez@foo:~",
    "cwd": "file://foo/home/wez/"


list windows, tabs and panes

Usage: wezterm cli list [OPTIONS]

      --format <FORMAT>  Controls the output format. "table" and "json" are
                         possible formats [default: table]
  -h, --help             Print help